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S. Stone

ca. 1825 Unidentified 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 1961.11.14 Not currently on view


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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.

Keywords

Portrait male - Stone, S. - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory