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Portrait of Marjorie Merriweather Post

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Portrait of Marjorie Merriweather Post

Made by: Swasey, David L. ||Chandor, Douglas __after

Currently in storage

About this object

Portrait of MMP seated on wide yellow chair, in three quarters length. She is facing almost full front. She has grey hair set in upswept curls. She is wearing diamond drop earrings, and a diamond necklace with pendants. Her dress is an off the shoulder grey taffeta dress pinned with an emerald brooch at the top of the bodice. Her left arm is leaning on a gray fur piece which is draped over the arm of the chair. Her right arm is resting in her lap, holding a magenta and white orchid. She wears a bracelet with green stones on her right wrist and a lace edge shawl is draped over her right forearm. There is a diamond bracelet on her left wrist and a marquise diamond ring on her left hand. The background is shaded grey.

Object name:
Portrait of Marjorie Merriweather Post
Made from:
Oil on canvas
Made in:
USA: Connecticut
Date made:
overall __40.00 IN __30.00 IN
overall __101.60 CM __76.20 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
SIGNATURE __lower left: after CHANDOR by David L. Swasey
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973