Oil on panel portrait of a man, seated at a table which holds a book, paper, and inkwell and his quill pen.
Columns flank him on each side, and his gaze, directed backward, counter-balances the leftward weight of the over-all composition.
Dated 1834 in pencil on the back and marked "Taken at Otis, Mass." An inscription noting descent lists "Miss English" and "Miss Frannie Chesbro"?"" Unidentified artist. Gilded frame. Excellent condition,
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Image is 10 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches and frame is 14 by 16 inches.