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Shoulder-length profile portrait of a middle-aged man facing proper left and wearing what appears to be a toga; accompanied by a pietra dure box.

Inscription

Inscribed on reverse: "From Life. / By J.A. Greenough. / Sculp. / Boston, / Mass. / July, 1853"

Signed

Inscribed on reverse: "From Life. / By J.A. Greenough. / Sculp. / Boston, / Mass. / July, 1853"

Provenance

Purchased from Suzanne Marshall, Sharon, Massachusetts.

Credit Line

Gift of the Frank B. Gordon Foundation

1853

Object Place for Label

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number

1994.268

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Cameos