Painting (visual work)

Object number
55.2.1
Title
William Gardner Bailey at Eight Years
Creator
Stuart, Jane
Date
circa 1850
Description
Portrait of William Gardner Bailey, aged 8. He wears a black coat and a white shirt with a black cravat tied in a bow. He is poised to write, a pen in his right hand. Books are tucked away on a shelf behind him and are piled up at the desk that he sits at. The frame is intricate and painted gold. A piece added to the frame makes the painting an oval. This piece has moulding in the corners.
Materials
oil paint
canvas
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Bessie Bailey
Object Type
paintings (visual works)
Related People & Organizations
Bailey, William (associated)
Stuart, Jane (associated)
Bailey, William Conway, Mrs. (associated)