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Portrait of a Gentleman

1821 Sarah Goodridge Born: Templeton, Massachusetts 1788 Died: Boston, Massachusetts 1853 watercolor on ivory 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. (7.0 x 5.7 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund 1954.6.2 Not currently on view


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The inscription on this miniature states it was made November 20, 1821, and was in the “Collection of Edward A. Brown, Reading, Mass., descendant of the artist.” It is probably a portrait of a member of the Appleton-Brown family, to whom Sarah Goodridge was related by marriage.

Keywords

Portrait male - unidentified - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Sarah Goodridge

Born: Templeton, Massachusetts 1788 Died: Boston, Massachusetts 1853

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