- Oil on canvas portrait
painting of very handsome blue eyed gentleman, signed R. Street
1832, sitter is unknown.
- Robert Street (1796-1865)
was a Pennsylvania artist highly respected and popular portraitist
of his time born 1796 Germantown, Pennsylvania.
- Many of his works
were exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy, also in Washington,
D.C. where a portrait he painted of Andrew Jackson hung in the
White House (1824).
- His works were also
shown in Philadelphia, and New York City.
- His characteristic
portraits have clarity and usually show men in dark coats and
women in bright abstractly rendered clothing.
- This fine portrait
measures framed size 39 ¾" x 32", sight size
35 ½" x 28".
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