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Call #:
1895.8.1
Title:
Thomas Davis
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Arnold, John N.
  • Date:
    1890
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifacts; Art; Portrait
    Materials:
    paint, oil
    canvas
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Half length seated portrait of an elderly white haired man, wearing a black suit and tie with a white shirt. The chair is upholstered in red and beside him is a table with several books bound in red including Shakespeare and Burke's Orations.
    Dimensions:
    Height:44 in x Width:34 in
    --or--
    Height:111.8 cm x Width:86.4 cm
    Subjects:
    Davis, Thomas
    Portraits
    Portraits, American
    Provenance:
    Gift of American Antiquarian Society , 1895
    Bibliographic References:
    (Goodyear Jr., Frank H. American Paintings in the Rhode Island Historical Society. Providence, RI: the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1974. Image 164, page 100.)
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