Portrait of Henry Ward Beecher



Object ID:
1934-10-0
Category:
Images of People
Medium:
oil on canvas
Creator:
Alban Jasper Conant (1821-1915)
Date:
1885
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Size:
50" length x 39 1/2" width
Description:
Oil on canvas portrait of Henry Ward Beecher. Rectangular 3/4 length lifesize portrait of elderly man seated head facing front, body to the left. Two large volumes at feet in right coner of canvas. Black suit, white shirt, black tie, pocket watch chain visible, shoulder length gray hair. He is seated in a wooden chair with upholstered back and arms. Frame is wooden with plaster decoration painted gold.

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