Portrait of Deacon Samuel Whiting

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-46941

Description

Half-length portrait of man in profile facing left, long hair. short beard.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
ink
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Picture
Portrait
Ink
Watercolor
Unidentified Paper
Portrait

Inscription

Pen script on reverse, center: ""Den. Saml/ Whiting/ Ob 1843/ Billerica, Mass."" Printed in ink on page holder, around circumference of picture is ""Deac Sam Whiting, Billerica, Ob 1843/ This profile...colored by his son/ about the year eighteen hundred/ and ten Came into my possession in 1878""

People and Organizations

Deacon Samuel Whiting

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.5 x 4.25 x 0.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Austin Smith

Accession Number

1964.138

Places

Massachusetts (United States)