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Portrait of Reverend Joshua Gee

2011.17.1 (RS140528)

Description

Portrait of Reverend Joshua Gee (1698-1748), who succeeded Cotton Mather as pastor of the Second Church of Boston. Sitter has shoulder-length wavy brown hair and brown eyes. He is wearing a white clerical collar and black robes. Black painted wood frame.

Details

Maker
Smibert, John (American painter, 1688-1751) (Artist)
Date
1734-1736
Inscriptions
"17529" "SMIBERT/GEE" "1428" (Pencil )
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts
Material
Masonite (TM)
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
Masonite (TM)
oil paint (paint)
Painting
paintings (visual works)
portraits
Dimensions
34 1/2 x 28 1/2 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2011.17.1
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
251906

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