1799 James Peale Born: Chestertown, Maryland 1749 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1831 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 through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund 1948.5.1 Not currently on view
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Howes Goldsborough (1775-1841) was twenty-four years old when he sat for this miniature. He married Mary Rodgers, daughter of Commodore Rodgers of Sion Hall, Harford County, Maryland, in 1812. Mary Rodgers was George Washington Rodgers’ sister, and his miniature, painted by an unidentified artist, is in this collection [see 1950.4.32].
Portrait male - Goldsborough, Howes - bust
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor