David Livingston

  • Joseph Wood, David Livingston, ca. 1800, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer, 1999.27.51

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One possible candidate for this portrait was David Livingston of Washington, New York, who was born around 1775. This portrait shows him in his mid-twenties, with the ruffled hair and costume typical of the romantic revival that took place at the turn of the nineteenth century.

Title
David Livingston
Artist
Date
ca. 1800
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
image (oval): 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. (7.3 x 6.1 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Livingston, David – bust
Object Number
1999.27.51
Palette
Linked Open Data
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