watercolor on ivory 1 7/8 x 1 1/2 in. (4.8 x 3.8 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 16A, Drawer 1
Luce Center Label
Decorative gold plating frames this portrait of Mr. Stone, a genteel nineteenth-century citizen. The subdued tan background emphasizes Mr. Stone’s clothing and features, and his contemplative gaze adds to the feeling of serenity.
Portrait male - Stone, S. - bust
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor