Portrait of James Thwing

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1780-1785

GUSN

GUSN-38866

Description

Half-length portrait of James Thwing (1733-1789) in yellow vest, holding envelope. Son of Major Nathanial and Joanna (Davis) Thwing, and deacon in the first church.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Picture
Portrait
Oil
Coated Canvas
Portrait

Maker

Formerly attributed to Savage, Edward (Artist)
Attributed to Johnston, John, 1753-1818
Attributed to Doggett, John (American mirror manufacturer, active 1809) (Framer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

41.5 x 35 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Annie Haven Thwing

Accession Number

1936.1004

Places

Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Probably