Portrait of a Cape Ann Builder

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1848

GUSN

GUSN-2489

Description

Rectangular format, bust length portrait of a man with black hair, gray eyes, pleated shirt and dark coat and vest; facing right side of painting; holds carpenter's plane in right hand; medium brown background; window view at right side of painting, showing a pitched roof yellow house with white trim; coach and four with passengers; wide pine, keyed stretchers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
canvas
Painting

Associated Building

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

Maker

Wiggin, Alfred J. (Maker)
Adams, J. J. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Salem/Gloucester, MA, USA

Dimensions

30 1/4 x 25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.515

Places

Massachusetts (United States)