Portrait of Pope Leo

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1790-1800

GUSN

GUSN-4091

Description

Central figure of Pope Leo seated facing left with hands on table with book and magnifying glass; flanked by two clerics in attendance; glazed; molded wooden frame (Hogarth-type), gilt over black paint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
etchings (prints)
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
gilding
ink
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Picture
Portrait
Ink
Unidentified Paper
Iron
Etched
Gilded
Painted
Portrait

Inscription

""Leo X With Two Cardinals, Pitti Gallery, Florence."" Inscribed on wood back in ink ""York April 1st (?), 1795, Sally B. Keating"" also ""SBK"" scrated into back in two places.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Italy

Dimensions

11.313 x 9.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.395