Portrait of John Amory

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-174504

Description

Oil portrait of a man, John Amory, in a black suit with brass/gold buttons and a white shirt, wearing a grey wig. Holding a note in his hand. There is a square-rigged ship in the background and a curtain to the left. he frame is an ornate gilt. "Clark" written in chalk on back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paintings (visual works)
portraits
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
Picture
Portrait
Portrait

Inscription

"Clark"

Maker

Otis, Bass, 1784-1861 (Artist)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

49 x 39 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

In memory of Charlotte Lyman Clark and Benjamin Schyler Clark by their children

Accession Number

1997.46.2