1842 Washington Blanchard Born: Cambridge, Massachusetts 1808 Died: Boston, Massachusetts 1855 watercolor on ivory sight 4 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. (11.1 x 8.9 cm) rectangle Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund 1953.7.3 Not currently on view
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Little is known about the gentleman shown in this miniature. We do know that the artist was in Philadelphia in 1841, and in Charleston in 1844, so the portrait was likely painted in one of these two places.
Occupation - medicine - doctor
Portrait male - Cook, Dr. - bust
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor