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Portrait of Wanton Casey, 1760-1842

1955.289 (RS114977)

Description

Portrait of Wanton Casey (1760-1842). Half length oil on canvas polychrome portrait of Casey wearing blue coat, floral vest, ruffled cuffs, white stock and white wig. Brownish-black background. Rectangular gilt frame is elaborately molded with egg and dart interior border.

Details

Maker
Garbanti & Gillespie (Framer)
Date
1780-1810
Inscriptions
"Wanton Casey/ son of/ Silas Casey/and/ Abigail Coggeshall Casey" (Black ink)
"Garbanti & Gillespie/ Gilders and picture frame makers/ 215 Westminster Street/ Providence, RI." (Printed label)
Location of origin
Providence, RI, USA
Associated Building
Original to Casey Farm (Saunderstown, R.I.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
oil paint (paint)
oil paintings (visual works)
Painting
portraits
People and organizations
Casey, Wanton, 1760-1842
Dimensions
18 1/2 x 16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.289
Credit Line
Bequest of Edward P. Casey
GUSN
25819

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