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Portrait of Stephen Clarendon Phillips

2006.44.641 (RS9662)

Description

Bust-length portrait of Stephen Clarendon Phillips, with right shoulder forward in a gold frame with an oval opening. He has brown hair and blue eyes and is wearing a black coat, gray vest, white shirt with a high collar, and a black necktie. He is sitting in a chair with dark red upholstery and carved floral decoration. The wood frame has applied plaster details and is painted gold.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1857-1911
Inscriptions
"Portrait of Stephen C. Phillips 2d Mayor of Salem, Mass First Free Soil Candidate for Governor of Mass J.D. Phillips 1911" (Handwritten label on reverse)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
gesso
oil paint (paint)
plaster
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
gesso
oil paint (paint)
Painting
paintings (visual works)
plaster
portraits
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Phillips, Stephen C. (Stephen Clarendon), 1801-1857
Dimensions
17 12/16 x 15 9/16 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.641
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
199326
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Title Stephen Clarendon Phillips Accession number 2006.44.637 Relationship Painting is based on this photograph.

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