Mather Brown (American 1761–1831)Date
Oil on canvasDimensions
35 1/2 x 28 1/16 in. (90.2 x 71.3 cm)Description
The sitter in three-quarter view, turning to his left. Short curled wig, high coat collar, ruffled shirt, buff coat. Red velvet curtains and chair, green cover on table, Thomas Jefferson’s “History of Virginia” at his left, dark background. His right hand is on the table holding a sheath of paper, with a quill visible behind it.
Bequest of George Francis Parkman, 1908Object Number