1804 Edward Greene Malbone Born: Newport, Rhode Island 1777 Died: Savannah, Georgia 1807 watercolor on ivory sight 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. (7.3 x 5.7 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase 1984.2 Not currently on view
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Joseph Curwen (1778-1848) was a British-born businessman who settled in Philadelphia. Edward Greene Malbone maintained an account book in 1804, and the artist was paid for this miniature in April of that year.
Portrait male - Curwen, Joseph - bust
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor