General Andrew Jackson

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Object Name: 
Reverse Painting
Title: 
General Andrew Jackson
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
64.3.125
Dimensions: 
H: 31.8 cm, W: 23.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1820-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of Col. and Mrs. Edgar William Garbisch
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown glass, oil paint. Rectangle; half-length frontal portrait of a man, head slightly turned; black hair; dark blue military uniform; holding red plumes (presumably of a hat); shaded blue background; rectangular image outlined in black, the title in black snipt against yellow in a rectangular area across the bottom; white margin fills out panel. Frame: narrow reeded black wood, brown inner bead, mitered corners.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Garbisch, Bernice Chrysler (Mrs. Edgar William), Source
1964-12-23
Garbisch, Edgar William, Source
1964-12-23
Color: 
Technique: 
Reverse Paintings on Glass: The Mildred Lee Ward Collection (1978) illustrated, p. 14, #417; BIB# 29255