Portrait of Judson Canfield



Object ID:
1917-04-3
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 or Sharon, CT
Size:
55" length x 42 1/2" width
Description:
Oil on canvas portrait of Judge Judson Canfield, 1/2 length portrait of an older man seated with legs crossed. He has blue eyes, white powdered wig, and wears a black coat with large brass buttons, white satin waistcoat, white ruffled shirt, knee britches with oval buckles and blue/gray stockings. Seated in red upholstered side chair, holds paper in right hand, left rests on table. Background with red drapery and shelwith books. To right of bookcase a cloud filled sky, a hill and a suggestion of a column.

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