Caldwell Sister

  • Charles Willson Peale, Caldwell Sister, ca. 1782, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer, 1999.27.31.1

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Housed together, this pair of miniatures depicts sisters, both of whom are dressed in the fashion of the day, with upswept hair decorated with braids or pearls woven into the curls.

Title
Caldwell Sister
Artist
Date
ca. 1782
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
image (oval): 1 5/8 x 1 1/4 in. (4.1 x 3.1 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female – Caldwell, – bust
Object Number
1999.27.31.1
Palette
Linked Open Data
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