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Portrait of Reverend John Codman

Description

Waist length portrait of Rev. John Codman (1782-1847), quarter turned to left. Dark background with view out window of a Church tower. Seated on a red upholstered chair with some wood visible at arm. He is later in years (middle age) with gray hair, white collar and black robe. In his right hand, he is holding a rolled piece of paper that has writing on it. In a gilt wooden frame, the painting is set into frame which has scroll and foliate decoration on borders.

Details

Maker
Huntington, Daniel (Artist)
Date
1840-1850
Material
canvas
gilding
oil painting (technique)
Object type
Art
Places
Lincoln (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
gilding
oil painting (technique)
Painting
portraits
Dimensions
44 1/2 x 36 x 4 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2005.20.1
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. John Codman, Jr. and Susan S. Clark
GUSN
189592

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