Portrait of Reverend John Codman

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-189592

Description

Waist length portrait of Rev. John Codman (1782-1847), quarter turned to left. Dark background with view out window of a Church tower. Seated on a red upholstered chair with some wood visible at arm. He is later in years (middle age) with gray hair, white collar and black robe. In his right hand, he is holding a rolled piece of paper that has writing on it. In a gilt wooden frame, the painting is set into frame which has scroll and foliate decoration on borders.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
oil painting (technique)
canvas
gilding
Painting

Maker

Huntington, Daniel (Artist)
Attributed to Doggett, John (American mirror manufacturer, active 1809) (Framer)

Dimensions

44 1/2 x 36 x 4 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. John Codman, Jr. and Susan S. Clark

Accession Number

2005.20.1

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Lincoln (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)