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Portrait of Henry Bilsom Legge, Esq.

1977.223 (RS116456)

Description

Ink on paper, pine frame, original glass. Three-quarter length portrait of Henry Bilsom Legge, Esq., seated, wearing heavily trimmed coat, lace cravat and cuffs; holding a rolled paper and wearing a curly wig.

Details

Maker
Houston, Richard (Engraver)
Hoare, William (Painter)
Date
ca. 1760
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
pine (wood)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
Glass
glass (material)
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Pine
pine (wood)
Portrait
portraits
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Legge, Henry Bilson
Dimensions
15.875 x 12.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.223
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
3881

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