Double portrait of a man and a woman
Charles L. Hogeboom (American, 1827–1895)
Object Place: New York, New York
Overall: 69.2 x 59.7 cm (27 1/4 x 23 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Plaster sculpture; wood, copper, and velvet frame
David and Stacey Goel Gallery (Gallery 239)
Plaster relief sculpture with an ebonized wood frame with copper repousse liner and terra cotta colored velvet surround. Intaglio, hollow relief double portrait of a man and a woman.
Early history unknown; probably owned in Utica, New York in 1937 (see note); May 17, 2009, purchased by Andrew Spindler-Roesle at Northeast Auctions; 2009, gift of Spindler-Roesle to the MFA.
Note: Newspaper found inside the frame (from past restoration/reframing) is the Utica Observer-Dispatch dated Friday, February 19, 1937.
Gift of Andrew Spindler-Roesle