Wax Relief Portrait of James Sullivan

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1808

GUSN

GUSN-103924

Description

Modeled colored wax relief portrait of James Sullivan, set behind glass in a round wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
soft sculpture
glass (material)
Sculpture

Inscription

"James Sullivan / Gov. of Massachusetts. / Presented to Samuel Wells / by Mrs. Dolly Everett / of New Ipswich, N.H." (Pencil)

Additional Identification Number

3658

Maker

Rauschner, John Christian (1760-after 1812) (Sculptor)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

1 1/4 (W), 5 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1964.394

Reference Notes

"Old Time New England," vol. XIII No. 1 (July 1922).