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Miniature Portrait of a Man

1991.1221.1 (RS20836)

Description

One of a pair of miniature portraits; canary yellow oval on a green background; oil on panel; portrait of Thomas Pollard; profile; seated in chair; 1/2 length.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1828
Inscriptions
In pencil, on the back of the painting reads: on opsit side [illeg] orig. [illeg]/ Taken in 1828/Thomas [effaced] Aaged 21 years and 7 months/at Mansfield . [it appears that an earlier inscription is effaced and written over; see NFL cat. card for inscription]
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
oil paint (paint)
panels (wood)
Object type
Art
Places
Ohio (United States)
Descriptive terms
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Man
men (male humans)
Oil on Panel
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
panels (wood)
PICTURE, PORTRAIT
Portrait
portraits
People and organizations
Pollard, Marcella, 1810-
Pollard, Thomas, Mr., 1807
Dimensions
8 4/5 x 6 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1221.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2771
Related Items
Title Painting Accession number 1991.1221.2 Notes 1991.1221 2 PICTURE, PORTRAIT Relationship Part of set

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