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The Musician

The Musician

Artist: 
John Gadsby Chapman (American, 1808 - 1889)
Date: 
[ca. 1830]
Medium: 
Oil on panel
Dimensions: 
9 9/16 x 7 5/8 in. (24.3 x 19.3 cm)
Description: 

man in fur-trimmed hat & jacket, playing stringed instrument with bow; seated on wooden chair at left, ceramic jug on floor far left; small table with paper & vessel at far right; blank background;

Inscription: 

Inscribed on reverse: FROM A PICTURE AT NAPLES/BY THE ELDER TENIERS/JC

Credit Line: 

Athenæum purchase, 1832

Object Number: 
UR59