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Mrs. Joseph Green (Elizabeth Cross)

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Like Elizabeth Ross (39.248), Elizabeth Green wears a loose, fur-trimmed robe in the Turkish fashion. The Greens, sympathetic to the Crown, left Boston for London in 1775.

Inscription

Center left: JSC [monogram]

Provenance

The artist; the sitter; to Gideon Snow, Boston, the sitter's nephew; to Rev. Theodore W. Snow, his son; to Miss H. Elizabeth Snow, Pomfret, Conn., his daughter; to MFA, 1925, purchased for $1,500.

Credit Line

Julia Knight Fox Fund

about 1767

Dimensions

60.01 x 45.4 cm (23 5/8 x 17 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.51

Medium or Technique

Pastel on paper mounted on canvas

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Pastels