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Object ID 1939.007
Object Name Portrait
Title Dr. Martin Barr
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Bequest of Dr. Martin W. Barr
Date circa 1820
Year Range from 1813
Year Range to 1835
Artist Attributed to Rembrandt Peale
Made Attributed to Rembrandt Peale
Description Portrait of Dr. Martin Barr (1792-1874) of Middletown, Delaware: Half-length portrait of a middle-aged man seated in a red wooden chair and facing forward and slightly right. The subject has light brown hair, gray eyes, and ruddy cheeks and wears a black coat and waistcoat with a white shirt and cravat. Scratched in back of the frame on the left: "Del Hist Soc/ Port. Gent. R. Peale".
Dimensions W-30.125 L-35 D-1.875 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Provenance The painting was bequeathed to the Society by the sitter's grandson.
Subjects Paintings
Portraits
Portrait paintings
Medicine
Medical personnel
People Barr, Dr. Martin W.
Search Terms Portraits
Dr. Martin Barr
Portrait Paintings
Middletown
Rembrandt Peale
Doctors
New Castle County
Place of Origin Probably Philadelphia
Medium Oil on canvas