Portrait of Engel Geffecken Kunhardt

German
about 1767
Unidentified artist, German, 18th century


Dimensions

13 x 10 in. (33 x 25.4 cm)

Accession Number

2008.1652

Medium or Technique

Wax, with various silk textiles and gold trim, in wood box

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

Probably passed from the sitters, Daniel Otto Kunhardt (b. 1721 - d. 1792) and Engel Geffken Kunhardt (b. 1742 - d. 1814), by descent through the family to George Kunhardt, Sr. (b. 1861), North Andover, MA [see note 1]; by inheritance to his son, George Edward Kunhardt, Jr. (b. 1898 - d. 1977), Francestown, NH; 1977, by inheritance to his wife, Priscilla Kunhardt, Francestown; 2008, gift of Mrs. Kunhardt to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 21, 2009)

NOTES:
[1] MFA accession numbers 2008.1651 and 2008.1652, portraits of Daniel Otto Kunhardt and his wife Engel Geffken Kunhardt, are a pair.

Credit Line

Gift of the family of George Edward Kunhardt, Jr.