Attributed to Zedekiah Belknap (1781-1858), Jaffrey, New Hampshire
Oil on panel
31” x 26 ½”
Provenance: Richard Avery Smith; Midwest Collection
The so-called “Brutus” hairstyle was made famous by Beau Brummel and featured carefully crafted, loose tendrils on the forehead below hair that had been brushed forward to create volume on the top of the head.