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Portrait of a Gentleman

1789 James Peale Born: Chestertown, Maryland 1749 Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1831 watercolor on ivory sight 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. (4.3 x 3.2 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer 1999.27.36 Not currently on view


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In his dress and hairstyle, this young man is presented in a manner very similar to Josiah Hewes Anthony, also painted by James Peale around this time [see 1952.12.2].

Keywords

Portrait male - unidentified - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory