David McClellan

  • Benjamin Trott, David McClellan, ca. 1805, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1956.7.1

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These portraits were painted in 1805, after Benjamin Trott had set out on horseback for a yearlong journey westward. They are two of the many works created as the artist made his way through Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Ohio, states that then defined the nation’s western borders.

Title
David McClellan
Artist
Date
ca. 1805
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sight 3 x 2 1/2 in. (7.6 x 6.2 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 – McClellan, David – bust
Object Number
1956.7.1
Palette
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