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Frederick Mellen, Head of a Cleric, 1832

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Frederick Mellen, Head of a Cleric, 1832

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Frederick Mellen of Portland and Boston painted this oil portrait entitled, "Head of a Cleric," in 1832.

Mellen (1804-1834), son of a noted justice, Prentiss Mellen, studied law, but was better known as a painter and a poet.

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  • Title: Frederick Mellen, Head of a Cleric, 1832
  • Creator: Mellen, Frederick
  • Creation Date: 1832
  • Subject Date: 1832
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions (cm): 76 x 63.5
  • Local Code: A86-922
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822

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