Portrait of a Minister

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

September 8, 1789

GUSN

GUSN-2484

Description

Large, rectangular format picture of a clergyman, shown half-length, facing right, with tabs and a black coat. He is wearing a white fitted wig. He has a full, ruddy face with a double chin and blue eyes. He holds white fabric in his hands (perhaps sugggesting baptismal, or other professional duties). On a gray background and in a gold frame that appears to be a liner for a larger frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
canvas
paper (fiber product)
oil pastels
pine (wood)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
men (male humans)
pine (wood)
PicturePortraitPastel
Unidentified Paper
Man
Coated Canvas
Pine
Portrait

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.510

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

30 x 22 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.510.1