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Mrs. John Watson (Matilda)

ca. 1825 Sarah Goodridge Born: Templeton, Massachusetts 1788 Died: Boston, Massachusetts 1853 watercolor on ivory sight 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. (8.1 x 6.3 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund 1948.3.2 Not currently on view


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Mrs. John Watson’s frilled gown and extravagant jewelry capture the romantic revival that took place during the 1820s.

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Portrait female - Watson, George, Mrs. - bust

Portrait female - Watson, Matilda - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Sarah Goodridge

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

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