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Charles William McGinnes

1833 Carl Weinedel Born: Germany 1795 Died: New York, New York 1845 watercolor on ivory 1 3/8 x 1 1/8 in. (3.5 x 2.9 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund 1945.12.3 Not currently on view


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Beyond his name, we know nothing about Charles William McGinnes. According to an inscription on the back of this miniature, it was painted in Richmond in 1833. The engraving also includes the date March 18th 1823, which may commemorate the date of a wedding or other significant occasion.

Keywords

Portrait male - McGinnes - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Carl Weinedel

Born: Germany 1795 Died: New York, New York 1845

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