Portrait of Nathaniel Barrell

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1815-1820

GUSN

GUSN-3943

Description

Oil on wood panel; portrait of Nathaniel Barrell in old age; half length, facing right; subject wearing glasses and brown coat; panel sized with gray paint on verson on which is a chalk (?) sketch or outline of a seated woman. Back of frame has fragments of newspaper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
Picture
Portrait
Oil
Portrait

Inscription

Signed on verso, upper left ""J. Coles. Pinx.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Coles, J. (Painter)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

30.5 x 27 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.278