[Portrait of a Man]

Jacob Byerlyabout 1855

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

Seated man resting one arm on a cloth-covered table containing a large book.


  • Title: [Portrait of a Man]
  • Creator: Jacob Byerly
  • Date Created: about 1855
  • Physical Dimensions: 8.1 × 6.8 cm (3 3/16 × 2 11/16 in.)
  • Type: Cased object
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Daguerreotype, hand-colored
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XT.1597.12
  • Culture: American
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Jacob Byerly (American, 1807 - 1883)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

Get the app

Explore museums and play with Art Transfer, Pocket Galleries, Art Selfie, and more


Google apps