Portrait of William Hickling (1704-1784/1786)

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1750-1770

GUSN

GUSN-103855

Description

Painted portrait of a man wearing a red jacket and waistcoat, sitting in a green upholstered chair and holding a book by Milton, mounted in a molded wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
glass (material)
Picture
Portrait
Portrait

Inscription

"William Hickling / born in / Sutton Bonnington / Nottinghamshire, England. / March 25th, 1704. / died in Boston / between 1784 & 1786 / great - grandfather of / William Hickling Prescott / the historian" (Ink)

Associated Person

Hickling, William, Mr., 1704-1784-1786
Prescott, William Hickling, Mr.

Additional Identification Number

3585

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Probably Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

7 in x 5 3/8 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Theodora Willard

Accession Number

1937.409