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Portrait of Henry Chandler Bowen

1970.733 (RS32688)

Description

Three-quarter bust portrait of Henry Bowen (1813-1896) in a dark suit, white shirt, and gold shirt pin; bearded and balding gray hair. Classical draped curtain in background and Roseland Park in distance. Under glass in gilded frame, composed of four alternating decorative bands.

Details

Maker
Probably Sawyer, James J., 1813-1888 (Maker)
Date
1876
Location of origin
Putnam, CT, USA
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Painting
paintings (visual works)
portraits
People and organizations
Bowen, Henry Chandler, 1813-1896
Dimensions
41 1/2 x 36 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.733
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
63948

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