Portrait of Wanton Casey, 1760-1842

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1780-1810

GUSN

GUSN-25819

Description

Portrait of Wanton Casey (1760-1842). Half length oil on canvas polychrome portrait of Casey wearing blue coat, floral vest, ruffled cuffs, white stock and white wig. Brownish-black background. Rectangular gilt frame is elaborately molded with egg and dart interior border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Wanton Casey/ son of/ Silas Casey/and/ Abigail Coggeshall Casey" (Black ink)
"Garbanti & Gillespie/ Gilders and picture frame makers/ 215 Westminster Street/ Providence, RI." (Printed label)

Associated Person

Casey, Wanton, 1760-1842

Associated Building

Original to Casey Farm (Saunderstown, R.I.),

Maker

Garbanti & Gillespie (Framer)

Location of Origin

Providence, RI, USA

Dimensions

18 1/2 x 16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Edward P. Casey

Accession Number

1955.289

Places

Rhode Island (United States)