Miniature Portrait of Henry Augustus Page

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1830-1835

GUSN

GUSN-29226

Description

This bust-length miniature portrait depicts a young man in three-quarters profile, facing left, wearing a black waistcoat, coat and tie against a stippled grey/black background. The portrait is in its original plush-lined, red leather case.

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (toys)
portraits
paintings (visual works)
ivory (tooth component)
watercolor (paint)
Painting

Label

The sitter, Henry Augustus Page (1811-1883) married Eliza Wales Bigelow (1815--1888) in 1842. The couple lived in Boston.

Related Items

Title Miniature Portrait of Mrs. Henry A. Page Accession Number 1931.1944
Title Miniature Portrait of a Young Girl Accession Number 1920.715

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

4.75 x 4.25 x 0.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Henrietta Page

Accession Number

1920.714

Places

Massachusetts (United States)