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Portrait of George Thomas Thacher

Description

Half-length portrait of a young boy, George Thomas Thacher (Boston 1827-1892), wearing a black jacket with gold buttons, yellow vest and black tie. Resting his right hand on an Empire style sofa. Son of George Churchill Thacher and Maria Willis (Howard) Thacher. Brother of Franklin Willis Thacher (1942.1145).

Details

Maker
Probably Conant, Edwin A. (Artist)
Date
1825-1835
Inscriptions
"George Thomas Thacher/son of/George Churchill and Maria/Willis (Howard) Thacher/Born Boston July 8, 1827/died Wellesley Hills Jan. 8, 1892/Painted by Conant" (handwritten)
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
canvas
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
People and organizations
Thacher, George Thomas, 1827-1892
Dimensions
33 x 29 1/4 x 3 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1146
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Miss Maria H. Thacher
GUSN
53289

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