Miniature portrait of Sardine Sparrow Bigelow (1819-1848)

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1845-1848

GUSN

GUSN-103920

Description

Miniature watercolor on ivory, bust length portrait of a man facing slightly right wearing a black coat and neck tie, mounted behind an ormolu mat with oval opening and in a hinged brown leather case with green velvet lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (paintings)
watercolor (paint)
ivory (tooth component)
gilt bronze
leather
Painting

Inscription

Paper label: "Sardine S. Bigelow / 1819-1848 / Fitzwilliam, N.H. (Paper label and note)

Additional Identification Number

3654

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

4 x 3 1/2 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1961.40