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George William Phillips

2006.44.610 (RS9602)

Description

Oil painting portrait of George William Phillips. The subject is wearing a suit and white bustier. He has light brown eyes and light brown hair. The background is painted gray. The wood frame is painted gold with floral plaster decorations. There is an outer decorative trim and the second edge of the frame is raised and concave with ornate floral decorations in the corners.

Details

Maker
Osgood, Charles, 1809-1890 (Painter)
Date
May 1847
Inscriptions
"George William Phillips" (Inscription on top stretcher.)
"Born Nov. 27, 1827" (Inscription on bottom stretcher.)
"painted in May 1847 by C. Osgood" (Inscription on back of canvas.)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
plaster
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
canvas
oil paint (paint)
oil paintings (visual works)
Painting
plaster
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
33 14/16 x 29 12/16 x 2 9/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.610
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
198574

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