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Benjamin Hurd, Jr.

ca. 1804-1818 William M. S. Doyle Born: Boston, Massachusetts 1769 Died: Boston, Massachusetts 1828 watercolor on ivory image (oval): 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. (5.7 x 4.5 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer 1999.27.9 Not currently on view


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Benjamin Hurd Jr. (1778-1818) was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts. His grandfather Jacob Hurd (1702-1758) was a leading silversmith in colonial Boston, and the artist’s father and uncle both followed in the trade.

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Portrait male - Hurd, Benjamin, Jr. - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About William M. S. Doyle

Born: Boston, Massachusetts 1769 Died: Boston, Massachusetts 1828

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