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Portrait of Samuel Appleton (1766-1853)

1949.28 (RS85482)

Description

Half-length portrait of Samuel Appleton (1766-1853). Appleton is wearing a black coat, white waistcoat, white stock, and white collar. Appleton is seated with his left elbow resting on the scrolled arm or back of a red upholstered chair. Red curtain draped in background. Oil on canvas. Gilt frame. Copy of the original 1818 portrait painted by Gilbert Stuart Newton (1794-1835) in the collection of Harvard University. Copy artist "H.G." is unknown.

Details

Maker
Reproduction of Newton, Gilbert Stuart (English painter, 1794-1835) (Artist)
Date
1848
Inscriptions
"HG. / 1848" (Black paint)
"Samuel Appleton" (Pencil)
Location of origin
Boston, MA
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
People and organizations
Appleton, Samuel, 1766-1853
Dimensions
40 1/2 x 33 x 2 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.28
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. George F. Weld and Mrs. R.H.F. Standen
GUSN
54896

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