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Miniature portrait of Supply Clapp Thwing (1798-1877)

1935.403 (RS5129)

Description

Miniature watercolor on ivory half length portrait of a man facing front and wearing a black coat and yellow vest, one arm is resting on arm of an upholstered sofa, classical marble urn in background. Mounted behind an ormolu mat and within an album.

Details

Maker
Harvey, George, ca. 1800-1878 (Miniaturist)
Date
1830
Inscriptions
Front: "G.HARVEY" Paper label: "Supply Clap Thwing. Miniature by George Harvey, 1830." (Signed and paper label)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, New England
Material
gilt bronze
ivory (tooth component)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
gilt bronze
ivory (tooth component)
miniatures (paintings)
Painting
watercolor (paint)
People and organizations
Thwing, Elsie Fellowes Davis, 1804-1845
Thwing, Supply Clap, 1798-1877
Dimensions
4 1/4 x 3 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.403
GUSN
103967
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Title Miniature of Elsie Fellowes (Davis) Thwing by George Harvey. Accession number 1935.404

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