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Portrait of a Young Boy

1966.1705 (RS193060)

Description

Pastel portrait of a young boy facing left. Identified as a Cushing family member. Boy has his right hand tucked into his pale yellow coat. He is also wearing a high collared ruffled shirt with lace at cuffs, pale blue buttoned waistcoat, and a dark colored cravat. Carved wood frame with gilding.

Details

Maker
Possibly Blyth, Benjamin (American painter, 1746-after 1787) (Artist)
Date
ca. 1780
Material
paper (fiber product)
pastels (crayons)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Painting
paper (fiber product)
pastels (crayons)
portraits
Dimensions
21 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1705
Credit Line
Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin
GUSN
272917
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