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Portrait of a Boy


James B. Read



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G304
Portrait of a Boy, James B. Read
Portrait of a Boy: Gallery Label - Current
: A Young Boy in His First and Last Suit
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Medium: Paintings | Oil on canvas
Size: 48 1/4 x 35 1/4 in. (122.56 x 89.54 cm) (sight)52 x 39 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. (132.08 x 99.7 x 3.81 cm) (outer frame)
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture: North America, United States
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: InscriptionInscription on canvas verso: [J. B. Rread / The Artist / 1856] (The inscription is on a new lining canvas, likely copied from the original, albeit incorrectly.)
Physical Description: Portrait. Posthumous mourning portrait of an unknown child.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Butler
Accession Number: 77.46
Artist: James Read, American, active 1859-1870
Role: Artist
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, active 1859-1870
Added to Site: February 28, 2009