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Portrait of a Gentleman

ca. 1790 John Trumbull Born: Lebanon, Connecticut 1756 Died: New York, New York 1843 oil on wood sight 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (8.9 x 8.9 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase 1984.64 Not currently on view

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This portrait of an unknown gentleman was painted while the artist was in London in the late eighteenth century. It shows an older, distinguished man with a powdered wig and extravagant cravat.


Portrait male - unidentified - bust

painting - miniature

paint - oil