Portrait of Samuel Waters

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1779

GUSN

GUSN-2860

Description

Rectangular format, waist-length portrait of a man in a dark brown oval, facing slightly to the right; he wears a white collar, a dull blue coat, a rusty rose vest, and has dark eyes and his hair back in a queue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
canvas
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
Picture
Portrait
Coated Canvas
Painted
Oil on Canvas
Portrait

Inscription

Written in black letters on the image is: SAM L WATERS/AEt 28. Typewritten on a jelly label on the lower left of the frame reverse is: ""SAMUEL WATERS, 1750-1828/ of Sutton, Mass./Painted by Winthrop Chandler,/between March and November 1779. On the lower right of the frame reverse written in pencil is: ""Bowdoin""

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.1067

Maker

Chandler, Winthrop, 1747-1790 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Woodstock, CT, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

28.75 x 25.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1067.1

Places

Connecticut (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)