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Portrait of a Gentleman

Artist:
Benjamin Trott (ca. 1770–1843)
Date:
ca. 1812
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
3 9/16 x 2 31/32 in. (9 x 7.5 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Stillman Harkness, 1950
Accession Number:
50.145.36
Not on view
Inscription: [on lined heavy piece of modern rectangular paper, formerly attached to verso of case, handwritten in ink]: Portrait of/ Benjamin Chew Wilcocks- 1776-1845./ Art patron of Thomas Sully./ painted by/ Benjamin Trott. 1770 to 1841./ Mentioned: Art of Design in the/ United States. 1834 - Vol. I, pp 11-100./ Wharton's: Heirlooms in Miniature./ Philadelphia 1897- pp. 169./ Wehle: American Miniatures 1927, p. 42./ Illustrated: Antiques, Aug. 1931./ American Collector. Oct. 1940. p. 60./ Collections: Mrs. Cambell Madeira./ Mrs. B.B. Reith./ Mr. Edmond Bury./ Mr. Bernard Cone./ Exhibited:/ Pennsylvania Museum, 1926./ Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1937/ Metropolitan Museum no...

[on sticker attached to the lower right hand corner of the paper mentioned above, in red paint]; L. 39.36.2
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