Double portrait of a man and a woman

1882
Charles L. Hogeboom (American, 1827–1895)


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 69.2 x 59.7 cm (27 1/4 x 23 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5107

Medium or Technique

Plaster sculpture; wood, copper, and velvet frame

On View

David and Stacey Goel Gallery (Gallery 239)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

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.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Gift of Andrew Spindler-Roesle