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Mrs. Thomas Wilson

ca. 1800 Charles Robertson Born: Dublin, Ireland 1759 Died: Dublin, Ireland 1821 watercolor on ivory 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. (7.2 x 5.8 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund 1944.7.5 Not currently on view


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Mrs. Thomas Wilson is shown here with a slightly mournful appearance. This may mean that the miniature was painted to commemorate the passing of a loved one.

Keywords

Portrait female - Wilson, Thomas, Mrs. - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Charles Robertson

Born: Dublin, Ireland 1759 Died: Dublin, Ireland 1821