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Portrait of a Gentleman

1832 John Wood Dodge Born: New York, New York 1807 Died: Pomona, Tennessee 1893 watercolor on ivory sight 2 x 1 5/8 in. (5.1 x 4.1 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Henry L. Milmore 1950.4.31 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 16A, Drawer 7


Luce Center Label

This miniature was painted while John Wood Dodge was living in New York. The unknown gentleman wears what appears to be a tailcoat, with a fashionably high collar and gilt buttons.

Keywords

Portrait male - unidentified - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory