Portrait of Eleazer Van Ness Harwood (1816-1880)

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1836

GUSN

GUSN-294781

Description

Half-length portrait of Eleazer Van Ness Harwood. The young man has dark hair and dark eyes. He is seated and wearing a white shirt, black coat, waistcoat, and neck cloth. He has a small triangular gold brooch pinned to his waistcoat and is holding a book in his left hand. Oil paint on mattress ticking. Not framed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
oil paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
ticking
Painting
Painting

Inscription

"Ptd. by / AL Powers. / Springfield / VT / 1836" (Black paint)
"Harwood" painted in a banner over a pair of wings. (Black paint)

Additional Identification Number

891.2

Maker

Powers, Asahel L. (American painter, 1813-1843) (Artist)

Location of Origin

VT

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

28 1/2 x 24 1/2 x 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. John Hitchcock

Accession Number

2014.34.2

Places

Springfield (Windsor county, Vermont)
Springfield (Windsor county, Vermont)