Portrait of Philo Ruggles



Object ID:
1917-04-6
Category:
Images of People
Medium:
oil on canvas
Creator:
Ralph Earl (1751-1801)
Date:
1796
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Associated Place:
New Milford, CT
Size:
52 1/2" length x 39 3/16" width
Description:
Oil on canvas portrait of Philo Ruggles (1765-1829) as a young man, seated in exterior setting with water and rolling valley in background. Dressed in brown jacket, yellow vest and black breeches. He is holding a flute in his right hand. Signed lower left, "R. earl Pinxt 1796" Retains its original frame. The painting was completed in New Milford, CT.

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