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PORTRAIT OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST

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PORTRAIT OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST

Made by: Frank O. Salisbury

On view in: Second Floor Library


About this object

A portrait of MMP in half length facing full front. Her waved brown hair has a large frosted streak. She is wearing drop pearl earrings, a four strand pearl necklace, a boa of white ostrich feathers over her right shoulder which reveals her bare left shoulder, and a black low cut dress with a white transparent lace frill at edge of bodice. A thin lace strap is visible on her left shoulder. The background is a plain, shaded, brownish color.

Category:
paintings
Object name:
PORTRAIT OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST
Made from:
Oil on canvas
Made in:
ENGLAND
Date made:
1942-1946
Size:
85.1 × 64.8 cm (33 1/2 × 25 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
51.142
Class:
PAINTING
Signature marks:
SIGNATURE; INSCRIPTION lower left: Frank O. Salisbury; on back: Mrs. Joseph E. Davies Painted in the country of Ivinghoe During the Battle of London by Frank O. Salisbury CVO LLD R.I. R.P.S. Exhibited at the Royal Academy London 1942 Finished by sittings in New York 17-9-46; sticker: RSPP 1912; Official agents James Bourlet and Sons Ltd. 17-18 Nassau Street London W1 tel no. Museum 1871-7588; 8359 stamped
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973