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Mr. R. Darden of Boston
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Mr. R. Darden of Boston


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Staigg left his native Leeds, England, for America in 1841 and settled in Newport, Rhode Island. An accomplished artist, he was sought after as a miniaturist, especially in Boston. Nothing is known of the sitter beyond his name and residence.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/07/1964Treatmentcleaned; loss compensation
6/30/1964Treatmentother
Exhibitions
  • Four Centuries of Miniature Painting from the Collections of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc. and A.J. Fink, Personally. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1958-1959.
Provenance Owned by Herbert Lawton. Acquired by A. J. Fink, Baltimore; by bequest to A. J. Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, 1963; given to Walters Art Museum, 1963.
Inscriptions [Number] On sticker on reverse: 28
Credit Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963

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Period
1849
Medium
watercolor on ivory
(Miniatures)
Accession Number
38.479
Measurements
Overall (excluding frame) H: 4 5/16 × W: 3 3/8 in. (10.9 × 8.5 cm); Framed H: 10 1/16 × W: 9 5/16 × D: 7/8 in. (25.5 × 23.7 × 2.3 cm)
Geographies
  • USA (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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