Wax portrait and frame

  • Title:

    Portrait of a girl

  • Category:

    Sculpture

  • Place of Origin:

    United States, North America

  • Date:

    1790-1820

  • Materials:

    Wax; Paint; Hair; Linen; Papier-mache; Brass; Glass; Leather

  • Techniques:

    Cast, Painted

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.2443 A, B


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1958.2443 A, B

Object Name

Wax portrait and frame

Title

Portrait of a girl

Category

Sculpture

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

United States, North America

Origin Notes

Origin of portrait probably United States. Origin of brass frame probably Europe, possibly England.

Date

1790-1820

Subjects

Portrait

Materials

Wax; Paint; Hair; Linen; Papier-mache; Brass; Glass; Leather

Techniques

Cast, Painted

Dimensions (inches)

4.8 (H) , 4 (W) , 1 (D) , 2 (Image H) , 1.1 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

12.2 (H) , 10.17 (W) , 2.5 (D) , 2 (Image H) , 1.1 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H, W, and D measurements are of frame (b). H and W at center. D at bottom center. Measurements of (a) by sight, in frame. No conservation file.

Coloring

Hand colored

Object Description

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