ca. 1810 Unidentified (British) watercolor on ivory sight 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 in. (7.8 x 6.4 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Henry L. Milmore 1950.4.21 Not currently on view
Luce Center Label
This English gentleman’s springy curls, delicate facial features, and stylish attire create a romantic image typical of the early nineteenth century. The unknown artist concentrated on the sitter’s intriguing expression to evoke confidence and pride.
Ethnic - English
Portrait male - unidentified - bust
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor