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Object ID 1951.020.001
Object Name Portrait
Title George Read I
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Gift of Colonel George Ross Rede
Year Range from 1830
Year Range to 1860
Artist Unknown after Robert Edge Pine
Made Unknown after Robert Edge Pine
Description Oil on wood panel portrait of George Read I (1733-1798) : Half-length view of an older man with white hair who is looking to the right right and wearing a white shirt and dark overcoat. He holds a paper in his right hand that reads "Geo. Read Esq." There is a red drapery that is pulled to the left in the background.
Dimensions H-34 W-30 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 Art
Portrait paintings
People Read I, George
Search Terms Declaration of Independence
Portrait Paintings
George Read I
Robert Edge Pine
Read Family
Room Back Parlor
Material Oil on wood panel