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Portrait of Nathaniel Barrell

1977.278 (RS80799)

Description

Oil on wood panel; portrait of Nathaniel Barrell in old age; half length, facing right; subject wearing glasses and brown coat; panel sized with gray paint on verson on which is a chalk (?) sketch or outline of a seated woman. Back of frame has fragments of newspaper.

Details

Maker
Coles, J. (Painter)
Date
1815-1820
Inscriptions
Signed on verso, upper left ""J. Coles. Pinx.""
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Oil
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Barrell, Nathaniel, 1732-1831
Dimensions
30.5 x 27 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.278
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
3943

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