Wax portrait and frame

  • Title:

    Portrait of a man

  • Category:

    Sculpture

  • Place of Origin:

    Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1800-1825

  • Materials:

    Wax; Paint; Glass; Wood; Gesso; Gilt

  • Techniques:

    Cast, Painted, Gilded

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.2447 A, B


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1958.2447 A, B

Object Name

Wax portrait and frame

Title

Portrait of a man

Category

Sculpture

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, New England, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Origin of portrait possibly Newport, Rhode Island. Origin of frame England or United States.

Date

1800-1825

Subjects

Portrait

Materials

Wax; Paint; Glass; Wood; Gesso; Gilt

Techniques

Cast, Painted, Gilded

Dimensions (inches)

9.75 (H) , 8.75 (W) , 1.8 (D) , 3.3 (Image H) , 1.9 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

24.76 (H) , 22.22 (W) , 4.6 (D) , 3.3 (Image H) , 1.9 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

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

Coloring

Hand colored

Object Description

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