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Thomas Paine (1737-1809)

Object Number: 
1817.12
Date: 
1809
Medium: 
Painted plaster cast
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 18 x 18 1/2 in., 32 lb. (28.6 x 45.7 x 47 cm, 14.5 kg)
Marks: 
inscribed: underneath in pencil old #: "51"
Description: 
Portrait bust.
Gallery Label: 
Jarvis apparently used as a model for this bust the death mask he made in 1809. The bust is unique in that it is Jarvis's only known original work in sculpture.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group