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David Livingston

ca. 1800 Joseph Wood Born: Clarkstown, New York 1778 Died: Washington, District of Columbia 1830 watercolor on ivory image (oval): 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. (7.3 x 6.1 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer 1999.27.51 Not currently on view


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One possible candidate for this portrait was David Livingston of Washington, New York, who was born around 1775. This portrait shows him in his mid-twenties, with the ruffled hair and costume typical of the romantic revival that took place at the turn of the nineteenth century.

Keywords

Portrait male - Livingston, David - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Joseph Wood

Born: Clarkstown, New York 1778 Died: Washington, District of Columbia 1830

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