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Portrait of Robert Codman

1995.396 (RS85746)

Description

Oil painting of a white haired man (Robert Codman) with mustache, wearning a black coat and vest, white shirt and tie, gold watch and chain. Seated in a chair holding a brown covered book, reddish brown background. Gold gesso frame.

Details

Label
"Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory.
Maker
Whitman, Sarah Wyman, 1842-1904 (Artist)
Date
1880-1885
Inscriptions
"S W Whitman/1883" (Red paint)
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Painting
paintings (visual works)
portraits
Dimensions
49 x 40 1/4 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.396
Credit Line
Gift of Mark Samuels Lasner
GUSN
9862

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