Portrait of an Unidentified British Man; verso: portrait sketch of another male sitter

Portrait of an Unidentified British Man; verso: portrait sketch of another male sitter
Title
Portrait of an Unidentified British Man; verso: portrait sketch of another male sitter
Date 
1839
Medium 
Black, white, and red chalk and black pastel on brown paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 x 7 in. ( 20.3 x 17.8 cm ) mat: 14 x 11 in. ( 35.6 x 27.9 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of George A. Zabriski
Object Number 
1947.361
Marks 
signature and date: lower left: "W.R. Miller 1839/Bishop Auckland"
Inscriptions 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in graphite: "WR Miller 1839 / Bishop Auckland"; inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "No 2 ="
Gallery Label 
The inscription "Bishop Auckland" refers to a town in County Durham, England, the area in which Miller was working before he immigrated to the United States.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group