Bust Portrait of Dr. Stephen Roe (d.1844); from disassembled Cummings album
Graphite on paper lined in blue
Overall: 3 1/2 x 3 1/8 in. ( 8.9 x 7.9 cm )
signature: lower right: "T.S.C." inscription: lower left: "Dr. Roe"
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "Dr Roe"; signed at lower right T. S. C.(the S. and C. reversed)"
The subject received his M.D. degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1817 and was appointed consulting surgeon at New York's Bellevue Hospital in 1829. This sketch came to the society mounted in an album of sketches and engravings by Thomas S. Cummings and various other nineteenth-century American artists.
Gift of Whitney Hartshorne
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