Portrait of Parnel Kelsey
Portrait of Parnel Kelsey
Portrait of Parnel Kelsey
Portrait of Parnel Kelsey
Portrait of Parnel Kelsey
Portrait of Parnel Kelsey
Portrait of Parnel Kelsey
Portrait of Parnel Kelsey
Portrait of Parnel Kelsey
Portrait of Parnel Kelsey
Portrait of Parnel Kelsey

Portrait of Parnel Kelsey


From Madison Historical Society

Date manufactured/created
circa 1820
Date manufactured/created
Curatorial Description
Portrait of Parnel Kelsey (1781-1860) by her husband, George Munger (1781-1825).  They married in 1802.  Their two daughters, Clarissa and Caroline, are pictured at flic.kr/p/QH6Sxy and flic.kr/p/PjyWmy The gold leaf frame is 37 3/4" x 32 3/4".  Parnel's face is surrounded by a white ruffled headpiece.  Handwritten labels on the back of the frame say, "Bequeathed to Cynthia Ann Barker by Emma Munger Foote {relatives of donor}. To be given to Madison Historical Society".  A stencil on the back of the canvas has, "Prepared by Edward Dechaun New York". USA origin, oil on canvas, c.1820. Picture is 29 1/2" x 24 1/2".  Portrait was restored by Yost Conservation LLC in May 2018 with funds collected in the community..
Dimensions
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Measurement Types: Item (Overall)
Credit Line
© Madison Historical Society (photo credit Bob Gundersen)
Accession/ID number
2006.109