Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Portrait of a cleric

18th century
probably British
Colored wax on slate (painted reddish brown); frame: wood
5 1/4 × 4 1/4 in. (13.3 × 10.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Martin, 1938
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on back in ink: John Knox [and other words illegible]
Countess von Zeuner , Berlin (until 1914; her sale, Anderson Galleries, New York, April 6–11, 1914, no. 170; sold for $2 to Martin); Mary Martin (1914–38; bequeathed to MMA)
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