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Alfred W. Bears, Son of the Artist, as a Child, (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
Bears, Orlando Hand 1812-1851  Search this
Subject:
Bears, Alfred W  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1840
Notes:
Lawson, Pamela Vail, Sag Harbor Historical Society, Sag Harbor, New York, 2008.
"Cross Currents: Faces, Figureheads and Scrimshaw Fancies," New York, NY: Museum of American Folk Art, 1984 (brochure), no. 38.
Summary:
Portrait of the artist's young son standing in a landscape with his body facing forward, his gaze directed toward the viewer, and a slender leafy branch held in his left hand. He wears a tan off-the-shoulder dress with puffed sleeves and black shoes. In the background there is a view of a seacost dotted with houses.
Topic:
Portrait male--Child  Search this
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Landscape--Coast  Search this
Control number:
IAP 78440010
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_410251