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Call #:
1985.25.1
Title:
Theodore Foster
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1800-1810
    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 seated man. He wears a coat with rolled shawl collar, vest and white shirt with standing collar. The ground is a red/brown. He has white hair and medium to long sideburns. Wide gilt frame with beading.
    Dimensions:
    Height:29.5 in x Width:24.375 in
    Research Notes:
    Theodore Foster was the first Rhode Island US Senator (1752 - 1828).
    Provenance:
    Gift of William Slater Allen , 1985
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