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Call #:
1895.10.1
Title:
Reverend James McSparran
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Updike, Mary Anstis - Artist
  • Date:
    1835-1885
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifacts; Art; Portrait
    Materials:
    paint, oil
    canvas
    Medium:
    Painting
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island,
    Description:
    Three quarter length portrait of a corpulent man in clerical garb with white hair. He is facing to the right and there is a medallion background.
    Dimensions:
    Height:31 in x Width:25.625 in
    Subjects:
    McSparran, James, Dr.-1757
    Updike, Mary Anstis
    Smibert, John, 1688-1751
    Portraits
    Research Notes:
    A copy after Smibert.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Wilkins Updike, Esq. , 1895
    Bibliographic References:
    (Goodyear Jr., Frank H. American Paintings in the Rhode Island Historical Society. Providence, RI: the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1974. Image 217, page 102.)
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