Benjamin Turo of Bermuda

  • Eliab Metcalf, Benjamin Turo of Bermuda, ca. 1825, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Albert A. Best, Edison, N.J., 1986.64.2

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This portrait of Benjamin Turo was probably painted while the artist was visiting the Caribbean islands in the early 1820s. There is no record of a Benjamin Turo living in Bermuda at this time.

Title
Benjamin Turo of Bermuda
Artist
Date
ca. 1825
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 2 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. (6.3 x 5.4 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Albert A. Best, Edison, N.J.

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Turo, Benjamin
Object Number
1986.64.2
Palette
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