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Call #:
1965.2.2
Title:
Captain David Thorpe, Jr.
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Mason, Sanford
  • Date:
    ca. 1830
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Painting, Portrait
    Materials:
    oil
    canvas
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Half length portrait of a man seated in a square backed chair outlined in yellow and with a red upholstered center. He is wearing a dark coat with raised padded shoulders, black neck band and stiff collar. He has aarthy complexion with long sideburns.
    Dimensions:
    Height:26.125 in x Width:22 in
    Research Notes:
    Probably Capt. David Thorpe Jr. Married Violetta Scott Thorpe.
    Provenance:
    Thorpe Bequest , 1965
    Bibliographic References:
    (Goodyear Jr., Frank H. American Paintings in the Rhode Island Historical Society. Providence, RI: the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1974. Image 260, page 103.)
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