Torrey Coat-of-Arms

1760–70
Unidentified artist, American, 18th century (American)


Dimensions

Overall: 30 x 28.5cm (11 13/16 x 11 1/4in.) Framed: 39.1 x 37.5 cm (15 3/8 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1978.137

Medium or Technique

Pen, watercolor and gold and silver pigments

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Framed (18th century black with gold inner frame).

Inscription

Inscribed: "He beareth Bends, of six Peices, D'or, and Verte, on a Felse/Argent, three Flowers De Luce Azure, By the Name of Torrey."

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: Watermark: JW

Provenance

Misses Margaret A. Revere and Anna P. Revere, Brookline, MA; gift to MFA, April 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret A. Revere and Miss Anna P. Revere