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Mr. John Corlis

1795 Edward Greene Malbone Born: Newport, Rhode Island 1777 Died: Savannah, Georgia 1807 watercolor on ivory sight 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. (7.3 x 6.0 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase 1980.29.1 Not currently on view


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John Corlis owned a merchant shipping fleet based in Providence, Rhode Island, plying the waters between the United States, the Caribbean islands, and Hamburg, Germany, between 1792 and 1810.

Keywords

Portrait male - Corlis, John - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Edward Greene Malbone

Born: Newport, Rhode Island 1777 Died: Savannah, Georgia 1807

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