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Portrait of Timothy Dexter

Description

Cartoon-like drawing of Timothy Dexter. Polychrome pen and watercolor of man in military uniform mounted on red horse with black tail, brandishing red sword. Ink inscription at bottom reads, "Lord Timothy Dexter/ Newburyport/ 1799". Plain rectangular frame with applied split baluster forms and square blocks with metal buttons at corners. Painted yellow and black. Metal rings for hanger. Under glass.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1799
Inscriptions
See description.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
drawings (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Lord Timothy Dexter
Dimensions
12.625 x 10.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.608
GUSN
25255

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