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Object ID 1953.028.001
Object Name Portrait
Title George Jones
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Gift of Mrs. John A. Underwood
Year Range from 1830
Year Range to 1840
Description Framed, oil on wood panel portrait of George Jones (1784-1867), a Wilmington businessman, civic leader, clockmaker, dentist, and organizer and director of the Wilmington Saving Fund Society (among other ventures). The portrait is a bust view of a heavy-set, middle-aged man with short brown hair that is combed forward. The subject faces forward against a dark background and wears a black high-collared coat and white shirt.
Dimensions H-38 W-32.25 D-2.5 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Provenance The donor's husband was a grandson of the sitter.
Subjects Paintings
Portrait paintings
People Jones, George
Search Terms George Jones
Portrait Paintings
Wilmington Savings Fund Society
Market Street
Delaware Fire Insurance Company
Bank of Wilmington and Brandywine
Hanover Presbyterian Church
Nineteenth Century
New Castle County
Medium Oil on wood panel