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Master Peters

1804 Joseph Wood Born: Clarkstown, New York 1778 Died: Washington, District of Columbia 1830 watercolor on ivory sight 2 11/16 x 2 3/16 in. (6.8 x 5.6 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase and gift of Douglas K.S. Hyland 1981.32 Not currently on view

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The Peters family played a prominent role in Philadelphia during the early nineteenth century. This portrait was originally attributed to Edward Greene Malbone, but research has since proved it to be the work of Joseph Wood.


Portrait male - Master Peters - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor