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Portrait of Thomas Thacher

Description

Framed bust length portrait of a man in ministerial garb. Nineteenth century copy of earlier work. Subject is probably Thomas Thacher, minister of Boston's Old South Church (b. 1620, d. 1678). Very dark, subject appears to be wearing a skull cap. Black robes with long tabbed white collar and white gathered sleeve visible. Book held in right hand. Gilt frame with lightly molded floral decoration.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Location of origin
New England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
canvas
gesso
oil paint (paint)
pine (wood)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
canvas
gesso
oil paint (paint)
oil painting (technique)
Picture
pine (wood)
Portrait
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Thacher, Thomas
Dimensions
38 x 33 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.554
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
256372

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