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Record 18: Portrait of Matilda Clarine (King) Blossom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Portrait of Matilda Clarine (King) Blossom CRS # 18

Copyright©2014 George Caleb Bingham Catalogue Raisonne Supplement

Fred R. Kline, M.A., Editor & Director, Independent Art Historian

Kline Art Research Associates   7 Ave. Vista Grande, Ste. B7   Santa Fe, NM 87508

frk@GeorgeCalebBingham.org      505-470-0555

 

 

 

 

 

Artist:   George Caleb Bingham, American, 1811-1879

 

Title:     PORTRAIT OF MATILDA CLARINE KING BLOSSOM

              Born 1815 (possibly New York City or Missouri); Died 1861 (buried Greenwood Cemetery,

              Brooklyn)

Wife of Reuben Sumner Blossom (b.1819 New York City-d. 1884 Brookfield, Linn County, Missouri).   Died giving birth to her daughter Daisy Clarine Blossom; other children: Clarine Lewis, Frank Angeline. 

 

Medium:  Oil on canvas

 

Size:  21 x 19 inches (oval)

 

Date:  circa 1855-60

 

Collections: By descent in the family: to Elizabeth Ann Kuhn; to Elizabeth Stephens

 

Exhibitions:  No exhibitions recorded

 

Publications:  George Caleb Bingham Catalogue Raisonne Supplement: CRS #18 (2014)

 

Note: E. Maurice Bloch was not aware of this painting and consequently did not mention or include it in his 1986 Catalogue Raisonne.

                

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