Wax portrait and frame

  • Title:

    Portrait of a woman

  • Category:

    Sculpture

  • Place of Origin:

    United States, North America

  • Date:

    1790-1810

  • Materials:

    Wax; Paint; Wood; Varnish; Glass; Brass

  • Techniques:

    Cast, Painted

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.2444 A, B


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1958.2444 A, B

Object Name

Wax portrait and frame

Title

Portrait of a woman

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 frame possibly England.

Date

1790-1810

Subjects

Portrait

Materials

Wax; Paint; Wood; Varnish; Glass; Brass

Techniques

Cast, Painted

Dimensions (inches)

5 (H) , 4 (W) , 0.8 (D) , 3.5 (Image H) , 2.6 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

12.7 (H) , 10.2 (W) , 2 (D) , 3.5 (Image H) , 2.6 (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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