Portait of Augustus Lord

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-5236

Description

Seated three-quarter portrait of Augustus Lord; brown hair, blue eyes, long sideburns; sharply pointed nose; wearing dark overcoat with V opening in front; underneath, white unbottoned shirt with white scarf tied high around neck, bow in front; holds letter in his left hand sealed with red wax; in front are two open books with feather pen in stand; seated in red upholstered chair with wooden crest; column behind him with red drapery at upper corners; molded gilt frame with thumbprint motif around inner edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

38.688 x 32.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.603