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Portrait of John Samuel Rundlet

1971.469 (RS116277)

Description

Head and shoulder portrait of John Samuel Rundlet as a young man wearing black coat and black cravat; torso and head turned to left. Original oval gilt frame.

Details

Maker
Earles' Galleries (Maker)
Date
1830-1840
Inscriptions
Label written in ink on white paper affixed to stretcher (by Mrs. James R. May before 1936), ""John Samuel Rundlet/Born October 9th 1807/First child born in Rundlet Mansion on Middle Street/Died August 31, 1837 at/St. Louis, Missouri."" Printed label, fragment affixed to frame, ""FROM/JAMES S. EARLE & SONS/EARLES' GALLERIES/NO. 816 CHESTNUT STREET/PHILADELPHIA."" Paper label, handwritten in pencil, tied to eye; ""Right of front / door-/facing it."" Two other illegible labels need UV to decipher.
Location of origin
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
Oil
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
People and organizations
Rundlet, John Samuel, 1807-1837
Dimensions
24.125 x 19 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.469
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5056

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