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IMAGE number
BST189951
Title
Mr and Mrs Ralph Izard (Alice Delancey) 1775 (oil on canvas)
Artist
Copley, John Singleton (1738-1815) / American
Location
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Medium
oil on canvas
Date
1775 AD (C18th AD)
Dimensions
174.62x223.52 cms
Description
Ralph Izard (1741/2-1804), U.S. Senator. The sculpture in the background, a drawing of which the husband and wife are studying, is traditionally identified as Orestes and Electra. The original Hellenistic sculpture, now in the Naples National Archaeological Museum, is thought to depict Papirius (aka Praetextatus) and his mother.
Photo credit
© Museum of Fine Arts, Boston / Edward Ingersoll Brown Fund / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
/ female / wife / drawing / classical statue / ornate table / sculpture / orestes / waistcoat / georgian / portrait / document / politician / headdress / male / portraits / husband / colosseum / electra / papirius / grand tour / praetextatus / Painting / Mzpainting

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