Portrait of Thomas Thacher

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-256372

Description

Framed bust length portrait of a man in ministerial garb. Nineteenth century copy of earlier work. Subject is probably Thomas Thacher, minister of Boston's Old South Church (b. 1620, d. 1678). Very dark, subject appears to be wearing a skull cap. Black robes with long tabbed white collar and white gathered sleeve visible. Book held in right hand. Gilt frame with lightly molded floral decoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil painting (technique)
oil paint (paint)
canvas
pine (wood)
gesso
Picture
Portrait
Portrait

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

349.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

38 x 33 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.554