James Peale, Howes Goldsborough, 1799, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1948.5.1
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].
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sight 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. (7.3 x 5.7 cm) oval
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund
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- watercolor on ivory
- Portrait male – Goldsborough, Howes – bust
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