Dr. George Ackerly

  • Henry Inman, Dr. George Ackerly, ca. 1835, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1938.4.1

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Dr. George Ackerly was artist Thomas Cole's brother-in-law, having married Cole's sister, Sarah. He lived for a time on the western frontier, but in 1825 returned to New York to be near his family. He and Cole remained close friends for years. Ackerly died in 1842.

Title
Dr. George Ackerly
Artist
Date
ca. 1835
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 2 x 1 5/8 in. (5.1 x 4.1 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure male – elderly – bust
  • Occupation – medicine – doctor
  • Portrait male – Ackerly, George, Dr. – bust
Object Number
1938.4.1
Palette
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