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.
Benjamin Hurd, Jr.
- ca. 1804-1818
- Not on view
- image (oval): 2 1⁄4 x 1 3⁄4 in. (5.7 x 4.5 cm)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer
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- watercolor on ivory
- Portrait male – Hurd, Benjamin, Jr. – bust
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