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Portrait of Augustus Lord

1971.500 (RS116309)

Description

Young man, torso turned to right, face turned to viewer, dark coat, cravat, dark hair, blue eyes; Rococco Revival gilt frame on blue velvet backing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Inscriptions
""Augustus Lord"" inscribed on back of frame; white gummed label on back of frame inscribed ""E.W.M."" for Elizabeth Whitridge Morrison.
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
ivory (tooth component)
tempera
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
paintings (visual works)
PICTURE, PORTRAIT
portraits
Possibly ivory (tooth component)
Rococo Revival
tempera
Tempera
Vegetable Ivory
People and organizations
Lord, Augustus, 1798-1881
Dimensions
5 x 4.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.500
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5097

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