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Mr. Nichol

1809 John Wesley Jarvis Born: South Shields, England 1780 Died: New York, New York 1840 watercolor on ivory sight 3 x 2 3/8 in. (7.5 x 6.0 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund 1942.2.1 Not currently on view


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This may be a portrait of William Nichol, whose wife was painted by Gilbert Stuart in 1809, the same year as this portrait. Conservation of this miniature was made possible through a generous grant provided by the Smithsonian Women’s Committee.

Keywords

Portrait male - Nichol, Mr. - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About John Wesley Jarvis

Born: South Shields, England 1780 Died: New York, New York 1840

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