Portrait of General Israel Putnam

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1775

GUSN

GUSN-17126

Description

Half-length standing pose. Subject is in full-dress military uniform and hat. His right hand rests on a cannon barrel and his left hand is casually placed on hip. There are three cannons in right background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
mezzotints (prints)
ink
mezzotint (process)
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Portrait
Ink
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
Portrait

People and Organizations

Gen. Israel Putnam

Maker

Shepherd, C. (Artist)
After Wilkinson, James (Artist)

Dimensions

17.5 x 13.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Brewster

Accession Number

1926.41

Reference Notes

Benezit, E.. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers. 1976..