Howes Goldsborough

  • James Peale, Howes Goldsborough, 1799, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1948.5.1

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Howes Goldsborough (1775-1841) was twenty-four years old when he sat for this miniature. He married Mary Rodgers, daughter of Commodore Rodgers of Sion Hall, Harford County, Maryland, in 1812. Mary Rodgers was George Washington Rodgers’ sister, and his miniature, painted by an unidentified artist, is in this collection [see 1950.4.32].

Title
Howes Goldsborough
Artist
Date
1799
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. (7.3 x 5.7 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 – Goldsborough, Howes – bust
Object Number
1948.5.1
Palette
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