William Verstille

Name
William Verstille
born Boston, MA ca. 1755-died Boston, MA 1803
Active in
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Salem, Massachusetts
  • New York, New York
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U.S. States
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Luce Artist Biography

William Verstille’s career as a miniaturist took him and his family from Connecticut to Philadelphia, to New York City, and finally Boston. He continued painting while serving in the military during the American Revolution, honing his skills by making portrait miniatures of various officers. His paintings resemble the work of John Ramage, whom Verstille studied and copied.

Works by This Artist

ca. 1795
watercolor on ivory
ca. 1790
watercolor on ivory