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Portrait of Pope Leo

1977.395 (RS116635)

Description

Central figure of Pope Leo seated facing left with hands on table with book and magnifying glass; flanked by two clerics in attendance; glazed; molded wooden frame (Hogarth-type), gilt over black paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1800
Inscriptions
""Leo X With Two Cardinals, Pitti Gallery, Florence."" Inscribed on wood back in ink ""York April 1st (?), 1795, Sally B. Keating"" also ""SBK"" scrated into back in two places.
Location of origin
Italy
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
gilding
ink
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Etched
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
etchings (prints)
Gilded
gilding
Ink
ink
Iron
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11.313 x 9.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.395
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4091

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