Portrait of Reverend Joshua Gee

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1734-1736

GUSN

GUSN-251906

Description

Portrait of Reverend Joshua Gee (1698-1748), who succeeded Cotton Mather as pastor of the Second Church of Boston. Sitter has shoulder-length wavy brown hair and brown eyes. He is wearing a white clerical collar and black robes. Black painted wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"17529" "SMIBERT/GEE" "1428" (Pencil )

Additional Identification Number

270.1

Maker

Smibert, John (American painter, 1688-1751) (Artist)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

34 1/2 x 28 1/2 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

2011.17.1

Places

Massachusetts (United States)