Portrait of Timothy Dexter

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1799

GUSN

GUSN-25255

Description

Cartoon-like drawing of Timothy Dexter. Polychrome pen and watercolor of man in military uniform mounted on red horse with black tail, brandishing red sword. Ink inscription at bottom reads, "Lord Timothy Dexter/ Newburyport/ 1799". Plain rectangular frame with applied split baluster forms and square blocks with metal buttons at corners. Painted yellow and black. Metal rings for hanger. Under glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
drawings (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Portrait
Unidentified Paper
Portrait

Inscription

See description.

People and Organizations

Lord Timothy Dexter

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

12.625 x 10.75 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1923.608

Places

Massachusetts (United States)