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Miniature oil on ivory depicting Harris Gray Otis from the waist up wearing a blue coat with a velvet collar and a dark cravat, strip on right side shows a blue sky and trees. Set within a bronze frame with a molded leaf and berry pattern border.
ivory (tooth component)
oil painting (technique)
Painting: "D.B. / 1844" Frame: "Susse. Fres" "FE [within box]" (Signed, engraved, stamped)
Otis, Harrison Gray, 1765-1848
Possibly Bowen, Daniel (Miniaturist)
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, New England
6 x 5 1/2 x 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Loaned to the Boston Public Library in 1969.
Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Title Miniature of Sally Foster Otis Accession Number 1947.783
Title Cornelian Necklace Accession Number 1967.58