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Portrait of a Gentleman

ca. 1796 Walter Robertson Born: Dublin, Ireland Died: Fatehpur, India watercolor on ivory 2 1/2 x 2 in. (6.5 x 5.1 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund 1936.6.1 Not currently on view


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Walter Robertson’s meticulous brushwork matches the fastidious elegance of this dashing young man.

Keywords

Portrait male - unidentified - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory