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Stephen Paine (1791-1830)

Object Number: 
1941.363
Date: 
c. 1824
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink, graphite, and selective glazing on card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 4 in. ( 11.7 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
signature: on back: "Painted by Thos. Birch / No 25 north fourth St. Philada."
Inscriptions: 
Verso inscribed and signed in graphite: "Painted by Thos Birch / No 25 north fourth St / Philaa"; below: "A.D. -- 1824 / Portrait of / Stephen Paine / Born Brookfield Vt / July 6th 1791 -- / Died at Greenfield, / Saratoga Co N.Y. -- / April 10th 1830 --"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
The subject was born in Brookfield, Vermont, the son of Noah and Polly (Corley) Paine. He died in Greenfield, New York, on April 10, 1830. This portrait of him was a gift to the Society from his granddaughter.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Eleanor (Paine) Gardner, the sitter's granddaughter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group