George William Phillips

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

May 1847

GUSN

GUSN-198574

Description

Oil painting portrait of George William Phillips. The subject is wearing a suit and white bustier. He has light brown eyes and light brown hair. The background is painted gray. The wood frame is painted gold with floral plaster decorations. There is an outer decorative trim and the second edge of the frame is raised and concave with ornate floral decorations in the corners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
canvas
wood (plant material)
plaster
Painting

Inscription

"George William Phillips" (Inscription on top stretcher.)
"Born Nov. 27, 1827" (Inscription on bottom stretcher.)
"painted in May 1847 by C. Osgood" (Inscription on back of canvas.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P187
FA109

Maker

Osgood, Charles, 1809-1890 (Painter)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

33 14/16 x 29 12/16 x 2 9/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.610