Mrs. Joseph Hallett
Oil on canvas
Overall: 49 1/2 x 40 1/2 in. ( 125.7 x 102.9 cm )
The subject is probably Mary (Lawrence) Greenoak, the widow of John Greenoak, who married Joseph Hallett of Newtown, Long Island, in 1728. The portrait was painted in New York, and was based on a mezzotint by John Smith (1699) after Sir Godfrey Kneller's portrait of the Countess of Ranelagh.
Bequest of Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.