Painting

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1825-1835

GUSN

GUSN-29961

Description

Half length, man in blue coat, floral patterned collar, primitive.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Watercolor
Unidentified Paper
PICTURE, PORTRAIT

Inscription

Pen script at center bottom: ""SBL"" In pen script on reverse is ""Seth Brown Lewis born 1818 died 1861/ dates on his tombstone in Knotty Oak Cemetary/ born in Exter R.I. his home in Washington R.I./ had been a Tavern in the old stage coach days./ He kept a store there and for a long time/ was mail agent from Prov. to Hartford./ His son Albert Baily Lewis born 1843/ died 1921. Then the estate was sold and I/ bought this picture because of its quaintness.""

People and Organizations

Seth Brown Lewis

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6.75 x 5.125 x 0.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1923.504

Places

Rhode Island (United States)