|Title||Harriet Turner Burr|
|Artist||Harding, Chester, 1792-1866|
Portrait. Adult seated female in Colonial dress, waist-length view, facing right three-quarter turn, eyes facing front. Her right arm rests on the arm of a red upholstered chair whose wood and upholstered back is visible behind subject at left edge of painting. The subject has brown hair and eyes and is wearing a white lace bonnet tied in a bow under the chin, and a grey, long-sleeved dress with white lace double collar and gold and white brooch. The background is dark brown.
|Dimensions||H-90.8 W-71.8 cm|
|Credit line||Gift of Jane Pope Akers|
|Provenance||1981, September - Gift of Jane Pope Akers|
|Inscription Technique||Pen and Ink|
|Inscription Location||Back of Frame - Stretcher|
|Inscriptions and Marks||Harriet Turner wife of Martin Burr|
Akers, Jane Pope, 1917-2011
Harding, Chester, 1792-1866
Formerly #135. Companion portrait to that of Martin Burr, #136 in Redwood Collection. Attributed to Chester Harding by an authority on his work, Leah Lipton, in 1983 (ACC Harding); Christie's lists unknown artist in 199__.
Harriet Turner Burr was the wife of Martin Burr. Martin Burr married Eunice Turner 29 December 1799? [The Burr, Ellery, Turner, Green geneology problem is too complicated to explain here. Please refer to the folder for Chester Harding's painting of Martin Burr] Jemison Faust, 2001.