Object photography

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On View Barbara Weld Putnam Gallery, level 1

Object description

  • Ferdinand de Braekeleer I (Belgian, 1792-1883)
  • Portrait of James Dunlap Gillis, 1826
  • Oil on canvas
  • Antwerp, Belgium
  • Gift of Mrs. Jonathan L. Healy, 2009
  • 138750


This is a portrait of James Dunlap Gillis (1798-1835). He is shown standing 3/4 pose, with his upper thigh up, holding a map with both hands. He wears a dark jacket and a ruffled, high-collared white blouse that ties at the neck. There is a bookshelf and globe in background.