Col. Joaquin Goyena
before 1834 Goyena family watercolor on ivory sight 3 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. (8.3 x 6.7 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Teodoro Vidal Collection 1996.91.15 Not currently on view
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Colonel Joaquin Goyena (1765-1834) was the father of the Goyena brothers, three of whom were miniaturists. Colonel Goyena was the mayor, or alcalde, of Caguas, Puerto Rico, in 1831, and the mayor of Bayamon, Puerto Rico, the following year.
Occupation - military - colonel
Portrait male - Goyena, Joaquin - waist length
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor