Portrait of Samuel Appleton (1766-1853)

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1848

GUSN

GUSN-54896

Description

Half-length portrait of Samuel Appleton (1766-1853). Appleton is wearing a black coat, white waistcoat, white stock, and white collar. Appleton is seated with his left elbow resting on the scrolled arm or back of a red upholstered chair. Red curtain draped in background. Oil on canvas. Gilt frame. Copy of the original 1818 portrait painted by Gilbert Stuart Newton (1794-1835) in the collection of Harvard University. Copy artist "H.G." is unknown.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Picture
Portrait
Portrait

Inscription

"HG. / 1848" (Black paint)
"Samuel Appleton" (Pencil)

Associated Person

Appleton, Samuel, 1766-1853

Maker

Reproduction of Newton, Gilbert Stuart (English painter, 1794-1835) (Artist)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA

Dimensions

40 1/2 x 33 x 2 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George F. Weld and Mrs. R.H.F. Standen

Accession Number

1949.28

Places

Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Probably
Probably