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Portrait of Eleazer Van Ness Harwood (1816-1880)

2014.34.2 (RS191370)

Description

Half-length portrait of Eleazer Van Ness Harwood. The young man has dark hair and dark eyes. He is seated and wearing a white shirt, black coat, waistcoat, and neck cloth. He has a small triangular gold brooch pinned to his waistcoat and is holding a book in his left hand. Oil paint on mattress ticking. Not framed.

Details

Maker
Powers, Asahel L. (American painter, 1813-1843) (Artist)
Date
1836
Inscriptions
"Ptd. by / AL Powers. / Springfield / VT / 1836" (Black paint)
"Harwood" painted in a banner over a pair of wings. (Black paint)
Location of origin
VT
Material
oil paint (paint)
ticking
Object type
Art
Places
Springfield (Windsor county, Vermont)
Descriptive terms
oil paint (paint)
oil paintings (visual works)
Painting
portraits
ticking
People and organizations
Harwood, Eleazer Van Ness, Dr., 1816-1880
Dimensions
28 1/2 x 24 1/2 x 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2014.34.2
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John Hitchcock
GUSN
294781

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