Miniature Portrait of a Man

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1780-1810

GUSN

GUSN-3892

Description

Oval framed miniature of a young man. Half-length portrait facing right, wearing blue coat with black collar and silver buttons, and a white shirt, with his hair pulled back. Brown background. Oval metal frame with copper back, enclosing oval glass piece protecting lock of hair, rectangular painted black frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (paintings)
paintings (visual works)
copper (metal)
glass (material)
hair
ivory (tooth component)
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Picture
Portrait
Oil
Vegetable Ivory
Pine
Painted
Hair
Glass
Copper
Portrait

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.625 x 3.813 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.234

Places

Maine (United States)