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Call #:
1995.108.1
Title:
Benjamin Hoppin Jr.
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Painting, Portrait
    Materials:
    oil
    canvas
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Portrait of a young man with brown wavy hair, hazel eyes, and a large nose. This is a bust view on greenish ground. He wears a black shawl, collared coat and is seated looking left. He has a wing tip collar and frilly shirt. Copper-gilded framed (probably new, looks like 1930s).
    Dimensions:
    Height:29.25 in x Width:24.25 in
    Research Notes:
    Benjamin Hoppin Jr. President of Providence Savings Bank and Providing Bank. Established B &TC Hoppin in East India and China trade. Born in Mendon, Massachusetts.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mr. Stanley Weiss , 1995
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