Portrait of Henry Bilsom Legge, Esq.

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1760

GUSN

GUSN-3881

Description

Ink on paper, pine frame, original glass. Three-quarter length portrait of Henry Bilsom Legge, Esq., seated, wearing heavily trimmed coat, lace cravat and cuffs; holding a rolled paper and wearing a curly wig.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
engravings (prints)
engraving (printing process)
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
pine (wood)
Neoclassical
pine (wood)
Picture
Portrait
Unidentified Paper
Pine
Glass
Stipple Engraved
Neoclassical
Portrait

Associated Person

Legge, Henry Bilson

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Houston, Richard (Engraver)
Hoare, William (Painter)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

15.875 x 12.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.223