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 19126.96.36.199 Not currently on view
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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.
Portrait female - Caldwell, - bust
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor
About Charles Willson Peale
Born: Maryland 1741 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1827