Portrait of Josiah Quincy

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1900

GUSN

GUSN-55773

Description

Rectangular black velvet frame with circular reveal; circular bas relief side view of “Josiah Quincy/Mayor of Boston/1896-1899.” Attached note reads, “3rd mayor of Boston of that name. A reduction in gilt bronze of a medal that hung in the Old Boston City Hall, School Street. This Josiah born in this house October 15th, 1859. The work of Richard Brooks, Quincy sculptor who did many statues in U.S. cities.”

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
leather
metal
velvet (fabric weave)
Picture
Portrait
Velvet
Leather
Unidentified Metal
Portrait

Maker

Brooks, Richard (Artist)

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

4 5/8 x 3 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edmund Quincy

Accession Number

1970.499

Places

Massachusetts (United States)