Portrait of Harrison Gray Otis

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1976

GUSN

GUSN-265963

Description

Subject depicted from waist up; seated in a chair; facing viewer; gray hair; wears a red coast and vest with gold buttons; holds a piece of paper and a quill pen; dark solid background; gilt frame with nameplate on lower rail.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
canvas
wood (plant material)
gesso
gold (metal)
painting (image-making)
gilding
Portrait
Painting

Inscription

"HARRISON GRAY/ Died 1794 - Age 84/ First Receiver Genl of Massachusetts/ Father of Elizabeth Gray Otis/ ARTIST - COPLEY" (name plate)
"COPY BY/ ADRIAN LAMB/ - 1976 -/ FROM THE ORIGINAL BY/ J.S.COPLEY IN THE/ NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART/ - WASHINGTON, D.C. -" (handwritten)
"D. MATT, INC./ 223 E. 80TH St./ New York, NY 10021/ - CARVED PICTURE FRAMES/ (RESTORATION OF PAINTINGS)" (paper tag)

Associated Person

The Honorable and Mrs. Robert H. Thayer

Maker

Lamb, Adrian, 1901-1988 (Artist)

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

2002.57.2

Date

1976 (ca. 1767 - original painting)

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