Portrait of John C. Bishop Age Four

Vander Borght, A.1860

Maine Maritime Museum

Maine Maritime Museum
Bath, United States

A. Vander Borght, artist. Oil on canvas. 1860. 'Capt. Bishop's son'. Oval frame w/heavy gilt. Subject is John C. (Charlie) Bishop (d. 11 April 1867, age 11 yrs. 6 mos.), son of Capt. Charles J. Bishop (d. 22 Jan 1904, age 68) and Sophie Greenleaf Bishop (d. 11 June 1868, age 25 yrs, 6 mos.) of North Harpswell. Charlie Bishop is buried in the graveyard, Old Meeting House, Harpswell. Subject wearing red dress with black dots and black bows at the shoulders, white straw hat with blue bow. gold strand around his neck. 2 houses in the background. Image: 21 x 25" oval, sight Frame: 29.5 x 39.5" oval.


  • Title: Portrait of John C. Bishop Age Four
  • Creator: Vander Borght, A.
  • Date Created: 1860
  • Physical Dimensions: 21" x 25"
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: oil/canvas

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