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Object ID 1951.020.003
Object Name Portrait
Title Reverend George Ross
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Gift of Colonel George Ross Rede
Year Range from 1880
Year Range to 1920
Artist Clawson Hammitt
Made Clawson Hammitt
Description Portrait of Reverend George Ross (1679 -1753): Three-quarters view of a seated man wearing a minister's black gown and white wig. His right hand rests on a Bible and his left on the edge of the chair. The background contains a red drapery that has been pulled to the right. This portrait is a copy after an original attributed to John Hesselius.

Dimensions W-41 L-45 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Owned Colonel George Ross Rede
Provenance Gift of Colonel George Ross Rede of Schenectady, New York, a descendant of George Read I.
Subjects Portrait paintings
People Ross, George
Hammitt, Clawson S.
Read, Colonel George Ross
Search Terms Immanuel Church
New Castle
Portrait Paintings
George Ross
Reverend George Ross
Clawson Hammitt
Read Family
Room Front Parlor
Place of Origin Wilmington?
Medium Oil on canvas