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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: Adam Bedroom


About this object

A portrait of MMP in an oval frame, shown half length with her face in profile facing to the left. Her body is full front with her right hand slightly raised. She is holding a long haired gray fur piece which rests on her shoulders and upper body. Her left hand is posed at her waist with the fingers pointing. Her hair is grayish, and curled stiffly above her ear. She is wearing a sapphire and diamond necklace, sapphire earrings, and a matching clip at the center edge of her low cut black dress. The dress has embroidered sleeve caps on the shoulders that appear to match the jewelry. She has a large sapphire ring on her right hand and has bright red finger nail polish.

Category:
paintings
Object name:
PORTRAIT OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST
Made from:
Oil on canvas
Made in:
England
Date made:
1946
Size:
90.2 × 70.5 cm (35 1/2 × 27 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
51.143
Class:
PAINTING
Signature marks:
SIGNATURE lower left: Frank O. Salisbury
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Spectacular: Gems and Jewelry from the Merriweather Post Collection"