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PAINTING

Category
PAINTINGS & PRINTS
Object Name
PAINTING
Maker/Artist
Unknown\Bridges follower ?
Place Made
Virginia
Date
1755 circa
Materials
oil on canvas
Dimensions
[Overall Ht]30 3/4″ __[Overall Wdth]25 3/4″ __[Overall Depth] __[Overall Len] __[Overall Diam] __[Other]actual measurements
Description
half-length, three-quarter left profile portrait of a man with collar length hair, wearing a jacket, a darker colored waistcoat and white cravat.
Object Location
private collection
Photo Number
S-9711
File Location
PAINTINGS/unknown artists/portraits
History
Descended in the family.
Alterations-Condition
Originally hung by leather straps with rings, part of which remains wrought-nailed to the frame; the stretcher is ship-lapped at corners and nailed. The frame is reinforced with L-irons; handmade screws.
Wood Analysis
yellow pine __yellow pine
Subjects
James Johnston __Of Virginia __See S-9712, wife
Examined
Frank L. Horton –Bradford L. Rauschenberg –Mary Witten Neal __10/02/1979