Portrait of a Young Boy

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1780

GUSN

GUSN-272917

Description

Pastel portrait of a young boy facing left. Identified as a Cushing family member. Boy has his right hand tucked into his pale yellow coat. He is also wearing a high collared ruffled shirt with lace at cuffs, pale blue buttoned waistcoat, and a dark colored cravat. Carved wood frame with gilding.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
pastels (crayons)
paper (fiber product)
Painting

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Title Portrait of a young girl Accession Number 1966.1704

Maker

Possibly Blyth, Benjamin (American painter, 1746-after 1787) (Artist)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin

Accession Number

1966.1705