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Portrait of Charles Barrett, Jr.

Description

Waist portrait of Charles Barrett, Jr. (1773-1836) seated facing right; dark brown hair, ruddy complextion; dressed in white shirt and stock; white buttoned waistcoat and black coat. Set on brown background, red chair. Set in simple molded gilt frame; original hanging rings. Penciled inscription on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810
Inscriptions
Penciled inscription on reverse: ""Charles Barrett (builder of house)"" in Abbott L. Cummings handwriting.
Associated Building
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
Oil
oil paint (paint)
Painting
portraits
People and organizations
Barrett, Charles, Jr., 1773-1836
Dimensions
36.5 x 31.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1948.720
Credit Line
Gift of Caroline Barr Wade
GUSN
62629

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