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Portrait of Elizabeth S. Comes, 1836
George Gates Ross

Newark, New Jersey
Oil on canvas, Image H: 24.25 in, Image W: 20.25 in, Frame H: 27.5 in, Frame W: 23.5 in
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Wilmot T. Bartle, 1991  91.187
Not On View
Primary Title Notes: verso: u.c. inscription; accession file
Inscriptions:
verso: u.c. graphite "Elizabeth S. Comes wife of Wm D Comes / Newark NJ 1836 (died Dec 9 1897) / Painted by Geo Ross / ------ (illegible) / 9/22(?)/1916" ; l.l. graphite "George Ross / Newark N.J. / 1836"; l.c. sideways "Comes" stretcher: u.c. "Hung in New Milford House (NJ)"

Labels/Stamps:
back of frame: u.c. and l.c. identical torn labels (information from identical label on 91.186) "FROM / HOLLERBACH & DIEFENBACH, / 41 & 43 Beekman and ---- William St. N.Y. / MANUFACTURERS OF / LOOKING GLASSES / MOLDINGS OF ALL [166] / For Frames and Decorations / OVAL FRAMES FOR PHOTOGRAPHS AND PAINTINGS. / Cords and Tassels for Pictures and Window Shades. / WINDOW CORNICES OF VARIOUS PATTERNS, ETC."

Provenance: Descended in sitter's family until Elizabeth Traendly, Essex Fells, New Jersey died in 1982; unidentified Antiques Shop in Caldwell, New Jersey; to donors
Keywords: Female Figure, Woman, Portrait, Painting