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Portrait of Samuel Waters

1991.1067.1 (RS21246)

Description

Rectangular format, waist-length portrait of a man in a dark brown oval, facing slightly to the right; he wears a white collar, a dull blue coat, a rusty rose vest, and has dark eyes and his hair back in a queue.

Details

Maker
Chandler, Winthrop, 1747-1790 (Maker)
Date
1779
Inscriptions
Written in black letters on the image is: SAM L WATERS/AEt 28. Typewritten on a jelly label on the lower left of the frame reverse is: ""SAMUEL WATERS, 1750-1828/ of Sutton, Mass./Painted by Winthrop Chandler,/between March and November 1779. On the lower right of the frame reverse written in pencil is: ""Bowdoin""
Location of origin
Woodstock, CT, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
Object type
Art
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
Oil on Canvas
oil paint (paint)
Painted
painting (coating)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
People and organizations
Waters, Prudence
Waters, Samuel
Dimensions
28.75 x 25.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1067.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2860

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