Wax Relief Portrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1796

GUSN

GUSN-103985

Description

White wax relief portrait of a man facing left wearing a military uniform, set on blue background and mounted in an oval painted black molded frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sculpture (visual work)
glass (material)
SCULPTURE

Inscription

Portrait: "Tassie F. / COUNT RUMFORD / 1796" Reverse: "For / The Revd. Doctor Walter / Boston / Massachusetts / from his friend / Count Rumford" (Inscribed and Ink on paper)

Additional Identification Number

3733

Maker

Tassie, James (Sculptor)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

6 in x 4 1/2 in x 1 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1924.112