Portrait of John Samuel Rundlet

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-5056

Description

Head and shoulder portrait of John Samuel Rundlet as a young man wearing black coat and black cravat; torso and head turned to left. Original oval gilt frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Label written in ink on white paper affixed to stretcher (by Mrs. James R. May before 1936), ""John Samuel Rundlet/Born October 9th 1807/First child born in Rundlet Mansion on Middle Street/Died August 31, 1837 at/St. Louis, Missouri."" Printed label, fragment affixed to frame, ""FROM/JAMES S. EARLE & SONS/EARLES' GALLERIES/NO. 816 CHESTNUT STREET/PHILADELPHIA."" Paper label, handwritten in pencil, tied to eye; ""Right of front / door-/facing it."" Two other illegible labels need UV to decipher.

Associated Person

Rundlet, John Samuel, 1807-1837

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Earles' Galleries (Maker)

Location of Origin

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Dimensions

24.125 x 19 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.469

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)