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Wax Relief Portrait

1938.1348 (RS5151)

Description

Colored wax portrait of a man facing left wearing a white shirt and cape, set on glass within a deep light colored wood frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
Paper label 1: "279"
Paper label 2: "N174 / UR"
Paper label 3: "Voltaire / AMERICA. / B.G.N. A Friend" (Paper labels)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
Sculpture
sculpture (visual work)
People and organizations
Arouet, Francois-Marie, 1694-1778
Dimensions
7 3/4 in x 6 7/8 in x 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.1348
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
103871

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