Portrait of Richard Waldron

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1751

GUSN

GUSN-175692

Description

Oil portrait of Richard Waldron (1694-1753) of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. 3/4 length view of a man facing right, standing and resting his arm on a table on which rests a document with legend, "Sali Populi Subrema Lex." Man wears a curled wig, white flowing stock, frock coat and vest. Background with shelves of law books (alluding to sitter's legal career) with drapery at right. Original molded wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
oil paintings (visual works)
wood (plant material)
oil paint (paint)
Painting

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Maker

Greenwood, John, 1727-1792 (Painter)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

49 1/16 x 39 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Katharine Parry and Virginia Hodge

Accession Number

1966.239