Leloir, Heloise (nee Colin) (b. 1820 Paris - d. 1873 Paris)
1860 (circa) (?)
Small oval portrait of Madame Chastelain, mother-in-law of Eliza Fremineau Chastelain (1977.05.03). Waist view, seated in chair draped with multi-colored cloth. Hair is parted with curls at sides. Wears untied yellow bonnet, long sleeved blue dress with lace collar and cuffs, and bow on bodice, black lace mitts, and brooch at collar. Vertical architectural molding on wall in left background.
Oval mat. Gilt and gesso frame: Inner frame is oval, outer frame is serpentine oblong with floral and foliate scroll decoration at corners. (Frame is identical to frames for 1977.05.01, 1977.05.03-04)
6.0" x 7.25"
Watercolor on paper; gilt and gesso frame
Gift of Samuel J. Dornsife
General Collection, Museum Collection, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia