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Call #:
1916.4.1
Title:
Benjamin Wightman
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    ca. 1835
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifacts; Art; Portrait
    Materials:
    pastel
    paper
    Description:
    Pastel drawing on paper of a man with a large head, prominent chin, curly brown hair and blue eyes. He wears a black coat with brass buttons.
    Dimensions:
    Height:26 in x Width:22.5 in
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. Susan M. Paine , 1916
    Bibliographic References:
    (Goodyear Jr., Frank H. American Paintings in the Rhode Island Historical Society. Providence, RI: the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1974. Image 265, page 103.)
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