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Catalog Number 1954.0026
Other Number M 1/5
Collection Rosenbach
Object Name Painting, Miniature
Lexicon Category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon Sub-category Art
Other Name Portrait Miniature
Description Bust-length portrait of gentleman to left, facing, against dark background. Grey eyes, florid complexion with modelling in grey-brown tones. Brown wig, mass of curls framing the face, evenly arranged, falling onto the shoulders. A dark red cloak.

Frame:Oval 19th c stamped gilt copper bezel. This presentation casing is later than the image. Loop at top for hanging. Teeth missing on verso.

Inscription:Beck/Admiral/ Sir William Penn (etched on back of support)
Year Range from 1660
Year Range to 1700
Title Admiral Sir William Penn
Made Unknown/ America.
Material oil/thin copper/
Dimensions H-3.125 W-2.438 inches
People Penn, William, 1644-1718