Portrait of the Artist

Portrait of the Artist
Self-portrait of John La Farge standing on a path that leads back into distant trees and over a hillside. The site has been identified as the La Farge family estate at Glen Cove, Long Island. La Farge wears a black wide-brimmed hat and a black suit, and in his hands he holds a long painter's umbrella, which he leans against. He stands with his head slightly cock as he stares out at the viewer.
Artist: La Farge, John, 1835-1910, painter.
Medium: Oil on wood.
Smithsonian Control Number: IAP 36120517

Portrait of the Artist Self-portrait of John La Farge standing on a path that leads back into distant trees and over a hillside. The site has been identified as the La Farge family estate at Glen Cove, Long Island. La Farge wears a black wide-brimmed hat and a black suit, and in his hands he holds a long painter's umbrella, which he leans against. He stands with his head slightly cock as he stares out at the viewer. Artist: La Farge, John, 1835-1910, painter. Medium: Oil on wood. Smithsonian Control Number: IAP 36120517