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Caldwell Sister

ca. 1782 Charles Willson Peale Born: Maryland 1741 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1827 watercolor on ivory image (oval): 1 5/8 x 1 1/4 in. (4.1 x 3.1 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer 1999.27.31.2 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 16A, Drawer 4


Luce Center Label

Housed together, this pair of miniatures depicts sisters, both of whom are dressed in the fashion of the day, with upswept hair decorated with braids or pearls woven into the curls.

Keywords

Portrait female - Caldwell, - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Charles Willson Peale

Born: Maryland 1741 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1827

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