Portrait of a Young Boy
PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG BOY (English, c. 1800) by Sir Thomas Lawrence (English, 1769-1830), the subject is depicted at bust length and is facing left. He wears a tan shirt with a white collar and puffy sleeves over a light blue shirt with lace accents. He has long thick curly hair that falls below his shoulders. He is framed by a dark brown oval background with tan spandrels. The canvas is housed within a rectangular giltwood frame. The four corners of the frame have elaborate scrolls of flowering vines. On the front is a small brass plaque inscribed in black "Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A. / 1769-1830."
oil on canvas
30" x 26"
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William L. Van Alen, 1977.
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