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Portrait of a Seated Gentleman in a Blue Jacket

2006.44.615 (RS9612)

Description

Oil painting on canvas of a seated man wearing a blue jacket and white collared shirt with a ruffled front. The man is seated on a wooden bench with his right arm resting on the back of the bench. His left hand is holding a book and he is waring a gold ring on his wedding finger. He has brown hair and gray-green eyes. The background is brown. The wood frame is gilded with an outer edge decorated with a rough texture and the inner edge is smooth and finished.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
canvas
gesso
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
canvas
gesso
oil paint (paint)
oil painting (technique)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
38 10/16 x 33 8/16 x 2 13/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.615
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
198583

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