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Portrait of Edward Augustus Barrett

1948.725 (RS33838)

Description

This portrait of Edward Augustus Barrett (1811-1834) depicts him in a black skeleton suit and a white, standing ruffle-collared shirt. He holds a small bouquet of eight white buds.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Belknap, Zedekiah, 1781-1858 (Maker)
Date
1815-1820
Location of origin
NH, USA
Associated Building
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Material
oil paint (paint)
panel paintings (painting by form)
panels (wood)
Object type
Art
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Oil
oil paint (paint)
PAINTING, PORTRAIT
Panel
panel paintings (painting by form)
panels (wood)
portraits
People and organizations
Barrett, Charles, Jr., 1773-1836
Barrett, Edward, 1811-1832
Barrett, George Robert, 1844-1916
Dimensions
26 x 21 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1948.725
Credit Line
Gift of Caroline Barr Wade
GUSN
63336
Reference Notes
Sander, Penny. Elegant Embellishments. Boston; SPNEA; 1982.

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