Painting (visual work)
The portrait depicts William Ellery, father of William Ellery (signer of the Declaration of Independence). Ellery wears a light blue coat with large sleeves and silver buttons. He has dark eyes and wears a shoulder length powdered wig. Beneath his coat is a blue waistcoat, white shirt, and a white, embroidered cravat. He holds a book open in his right hand. The frame is painted gold.
Credit LineGift of the Estate of Mrs. George A. Grossman
Object Typepaintings (visual works)
Related People & OrganizationsPartridge, Nehemiah (associated)
Ellery, William, 1702-1764 (subject)