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.
Portrait male - Nichol, Mr. - bust
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor