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Portrait of John Amory

Description

Oil portrait of a man, John Amory, in a black suit with brass/gold buttons and a white shirt, wearing a grey wig. Holding a note in his hand. There is a square-rigged ship in the background and a curtain to the left. he frame is an ornate gilt. "Clark" written in chalk on back.

Details

Maker
Otis, Bass, 1784-1861 (Artist)
Date
1800-1899
Inscriptions
"Clark"
Material
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
49 x 39 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1997.46.2
Credit Line
In memory of Charlotte Lyman Clark and Benjamin Schyler Clark by their children
GUSN
174504

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