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George Cochran Lambdin

ca. 1845 James Reid Lambdin Born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1807 Died: Kentucky 1889 watercolor on ivory sight 4 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. (11.2 x 8.9 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase 1978.162.1 Not currently on view


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George Lambdin (1830-1896) was James Reid Lambdin’s son, and a very successful portrait, genre, and flower painter. He often painted the flowers from his own garden, and became famous for his “Lambdin roses.” This miniature was exhibited in 1911 at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts tenth annual Pennsylvania Society of Miniature Painters show.

Keywords

Dress - accessory - hat

Portrait male - Lambdin, George Cochran - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About James Reid Lambdin

Born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1807 Died: Kentucky 1889

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