Portrait of Philo Ruggles
Images of People
oil on canvas
Ralph Earl (1751-1801)
Litchfield Historical Society
New Milford, CT
52 1/2" length x 39 3/16" width
Oil on canvas portrait of Philo Ruggles (1765-1829) as a young man, seated in exterior setting with water and rolling valley in background. Dressed in brown jacket, yellow vest and black breeches. He is holding a flute in his right hand. Signed lower left, "R. earl Pinxt 1796" Retains its original frame. The painting was completed in New Milford, CT.
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