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James Suydam

1859 John Carlin Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1813 Died: New York, New York 1891 watercolor on ivory 4 3/8 x 3 5/8 in. (11.1 x 9.2 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase 1974.13.1 Not currently on view


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James Augustus Suydam (1819-1865) was an artist and collector associated with the Hudson River school of landscape painting, and part of the sociable group of artists and patrons who spent the summer months in New Hampshire. His sudden death at the age of forty-six caught the art world by surprise.

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Occupation - art - painter

Portrait male - Suydam, James - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About John Carlin

Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1813 Died: New York, New York 1891

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