Oil on canvas 3/4 length portrait of Julia Cascaline Dearborn Wingate (1781-1867), daughter of Major General Henry Dearborn and wife of Joshua Wingate, after the original 1825 portrait by Charles Bird King (District of Columbia/Rhode Island, 1781-1867). Depicted seated in an upholstered chair and attired in a white dress trimmed with lace, a red and gold striped shawl and matching turban. Pencil inscription verso reads "Mrs J.C. Wingate painted in July 1877/Copy of the original painted by C. B. King in 1825/Presented by … to Julia Wingate Boyd Coleman". Housed in a gilt wood cove style frame with applied acanthus leaves to the corners. Sight – 29" H x 24 1/2" W. Framed – 38" H x 33" W. Provenace: Descended in the family of Charles Harrold Boyd, who served on General George H. Thomas staff as Captain of the Topographical Engineers, Army of the Cumberland. (source: The "Civil War Record of Brown University", 1920). Charles Boyd's wife, Annette Maria Dearborn Boyd, was the daughter of Greenleaf Dearborn (1786-1846) and great granddaughter of Maj. General Henry Dearborn (1751-1829) on her mother's side. She and Charles Harrod Boyd had four children Annie Frances Harrod Boyd, Augusta Dearborn Boyd, Emily Dearborn Boyd, and Julia Wingate Boyd (wife of Lewis M. Coleman, Jr., Chattanooga, TN). CONDITION: Overall light cracquelure, abrasions and losses to the gilt frame.
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