Charles William McGinnes

  • Carl Weinedel, Charles William McGinnes, 1833, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1945.12.3

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Beyond his name, we know nothing about Charles William McGinnes. According to an inscription on the back of this miniature, it was painted in Richmond in 1833. The engraving also includes the date March 18th 1823, which may commemorate the date of a wedding or other significant occasion.

Title
Charles William McGinnes
Artist
Date
1833
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
1 3/8 x 1 1/8 in. (3.5 x 2.9 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – McGinnes – bust
Object Number
1945.12.3
Palette
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