Ezra Stiles, D.D., LL.D., son of the Rev. Isaac Stiles of North Haven, Conn. was born December 10th, 1727. . . . This portrait was executed by Moulthrop, and was presented to the College by the Rev. Ezra Stiles Gannett, D.D., of Boston, grandson of the president. [Pp. 13-14; excerpted from a detailed biography of the sitter.]
Catalogue of Paintings, belonging to Yale College; deposited in the South Room of the Trumbull Gallery. New Haven: Printed by B.L. Hamlen, Printer to Yale College. 1852.