Portrait of Jacob Goold

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1803

GUSN

GUSN-2779

Description

Rectangular format, waist length portrait of Jacob Goold. Depicts an old man with night cap style hat and house coat. Holding a book, index finger on left hand points down. Facing left side of painting. Oil on panel.

Details

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portraits
paintings (visual works)
boards (flat objects)
oil painting (technique)
oil paint (paint)
portraits
Board
Painted
Painting

Inscription

"JACOB GOOLD NOW/ 84 Years/Benjamin Greenleaf. Painter 1803" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Greenleaf, Benjamin, 1769-1821 (Maker)

Location of Origin

MA, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

29 x 22 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1229

Places

Massachusetts (United States)