Mrs. Francis Barton Stockton
ca. 1840 Hugh Bridport Born: London, England 1794 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania watercolor on ivory 2 5/8 x 2 in. (6.7 x 5.1 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund 1950.12.2 Not currently on view
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Mrs. Stockton was the niece of Stephen Decatur, a commodore in the United States Navy who fought in the War of 1812. She lived in Washington, D.C., with her husband, Francis B. Stockton, who also fought in the war.
Portrait female - Stockton, Francis Barton, Mrs. - waist length
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor