Miniature portrait of Supply Clapp Thwing (1798-1877)

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1830

GUSN

GUSN-103967

Description

Miniature watercolor on ivory half length portrait of a man facing front and wearing a black coat and yellow vest, one arm is resting on arm of an upholstered sofa, classical marble urn in background. Mounted behind an ormolu mat and within an album.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Front: "G.HARVEY" Paper label: "Supply Clap Thwing. Miniature by George Harvey, 1830." (Signed and paper label)

Associated Person

Thwing, Elsie Fellowes Davis, 1804-1845
Thwing, Supply Clap, 1798-1877

Additional Identification Number

3714

Maker

Harvey, George, ca. 1800-1878 (Miniaturist)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States, New England

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1935.403

Places

Massachusetts (United States)

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