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Portrait of James Thwing

1936.1004 (RS85646)

Description

Half-length portrait of James Thwing (1733-1789) in yellow vest, holding envelope. Son of Major Nathanial and Joanna (Davis) Thwing, and deacon in the first church.

Details

Maker
Formerly attributed to Savage, Edward (Artist)
Attributed to Johnston, John, 1753-1818
Date
1780-1785
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
Oil
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
People and organizations
Thwing, James, 1733-1789
Dimensions
41.5 x 35 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.1004
Credit Line
Gift of Annie Haven Thwing
GUSN
38866

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