The Young Artist’s First Portrait

J. G. S.1876

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University


  • Title: The Young Artist’s First Portrait
  • Creator: J. G. S.
  • Date Created: 1876
  • Subject Keywords: American Studies, artist portraits, artists, children (people by age group), domestic scenes, female portraits, portraits, religions, youth
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in block, lower left: “J.G.S. Sc”; printed below image: “THE YOUNG ARTIST’S FIRST PORTRAIT”; adhered to back page of issue: small piece of colored paper printed “593 W G Atwater Dec 76” [distributor or retailer’s stock-aging slip?]
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Weedon Endowment funds, 2001
  • Materials & Techniques: Wood engraving on wove paper. Watermark: No watermark
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Front cover illustration for “The Illustrated Christian Weekly” (New York: American Tract Society) vol. 6, no. 45, Saturday 4 November 1876; publication editor Lyman Abbott; in DAC Collection with complete issue as image context
  • Associated People: Created by J. G. S. (American, active 19th century)
  • Accession Number: 2001.14.17