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Portrait of a Gentleman

ca. 1835 John Alexander McDougall Born: Livingston, New Jersey Died: New York 1894 watercolor on ivory sight 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund 1946.12.2 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 16A, Drawer 1


Luce Center Label

This was originally thought to be a portrait of Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney by an unknown artist. Research has proved this not to be the case, however, and the identity of the sitter is unknown. The work has been attributed to the artist John Alexander McDougall.

Keywords

Portrait male - unidentified - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About John Alexander McDougall

Born: Livingston, New Jersey Died: New York 1894

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