Benjamin Hurd, Jr.

  • William M. S. Doyle, Benjamin Hurd, Jr., ca. 1804-1818, watercolor, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer, 1999.27.9

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Benjamin Hurd Jr. (1778-1818) was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts. His grandfather Jacob Hurd (1702-1758) was a leading silversmith in colonial Boston, and the artist’s father and uncle both followed in the trade.

Title
Benjamin Hurd, Jr.
Artists
Date
ca. 1804-1818
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
image (oval): 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. (5.7 x 4.5 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Hurd, Benjamin, Jr. – bust
Object Number
1999.27.9
Palette
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