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Author/Artist Hesselius, John, 1728-1778.
Title Portrait of a Man, a Member of the Byrd Family.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 47 x 35 1/2 in.
oil on canvas.
Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Hesselius, John 121-7o    DIGITIZED
Provenance The Mercer family;
inherited by a descendant, Miss Steele, Sommerville, New Jersey (it had hung in her house since 1825);
bought from her by Mr. Frank M. Widner, Brooklyn, New York;
bequeathed to his wife, Mrs. Frank M. Widner, Brooklyn (Mr. Dean Widner is handling the dispersal of this collection for his sister-in-law but, by November 1949, cannot provide the name of the present owner;
by 1961, David McCoy, Old Lyme, Connecticut.
Current repository David McCoy collection, Old Lyme, Connecticut, United States, private.
Images Photograph, Ira W. Martin 35048s Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative
Digital image, 35048s_POST.tif negative.
Digital image, 3107100113492_001.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100113492_002.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100113492_003.tif (documentation).
Digital image, 3107100113492_004.tif (documentation).
Fund Record created with funding from The Henry Luce Foundation.
Record created with funding from The Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation.
Record created with funding from ARTstor.
LC subject Hesselius, John, 1728-1778.
Art, American.
Other subject Portraits: Men: With hands (without hats): Head to left.
Genre/Form American School.
Paintings (visual works)
Related corporate bodies Frick Art Reference Library.
Private collection David McCoy collection, art collection.
Frick artist name form Hesselius, John, 1728-1778.

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