Object photography

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On View Barbara Weld Putnam Gallery, level 1

Object description

  • Robert Feke (American, 1705-1750)
  • Portrait of Judge Richard Saltonstall, about 1750
  • Oil on canvas
  • Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • H: 57 in, W: 47 in (H: 144.8 cm, W: 119.4 cm)
  • Gift of the Hon. Leverett Saltonstall, 1961
  • M11043


This is a three-quarter length portrait of Judge Richard Saltonstall (1703-1756), of Haverhill. He stands, pointing to the background with his left hand and with his right hand on his hip. He wears a brown coat and a grey waistcoat with gold trim. There is a grey curtain in the left background with a landscape of mountains and lake behind it.

Exhibition History

  • American Decorative Arts exhibition, Peabody Essex Museum; June 03, 2003 through Present