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Wax Relief Portrait

1924.112 (RS5037)

Description

White wax relief portrait of a man facing left wearing a military uniform, set on blue background and mounted in an oval painted black molded frame.

Details

Maker
Tassie, James (Sculptor)
Date
1796
Inscriptions
Portrait: "Tassie F. / COUNT RUMFORD / 1796" Reverse: "For / The Revd. Doctor Walter / Boston / Massachusetts / from his friend / Count Rumford" (Inscribed and Ink on paper)
Location of origin
London, England
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
SCULPTURE
sculpture (visual work)
People and organizations
Rumford, Benjamin, Graf von, 1753-1814
Walter, William, 1737-1800
Dimensions
6 in x 4 1/2 in x 1 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.112
GUSN
103985

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