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Miniature Portrait of Henry Augustus Page

1920.714 (RS5018)

Description

This bust-length miniature portrait depicts a young man in three-quarters profile, facing left, wearing a black waistcoat, coat and tie against a stippled grey/black background. The portrait is in its original plush-lined, red leather case.

Details

Label
The sitter, Henry Augustus Page (1811-1883) married Eliza Wales Bigelow (1815--1888) in 1842. The couple lived in Boston.
Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1835
Material
ivory (tooth component)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
ivory (tooth component)
miniatures (toys)
Painting
paintings (visual works)
portraits
watercolor (paint)
People and organizations
Page, Henry A., 1811-1883
Dimensions
4.75 x 4.25 x 0.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.714
Credit Line
Gift of Henrietta Page
GUSN
29226
Related Items
Title Miniature Portrait of Mrs. Henry A. Page Accession number 1931.1944
Title Miniature Portrait of a Young Girl Accession number 1920.715

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