James Barnett Dodson

James Barnett Dodson was born in Virginia, and married Henrietta Waugh four years after this miniature was painted. On the original backing paper for his miniature, the artist made a test drawing of Dodson, probably before committing his pencil to the more unforgiving ivory surface.

Title
James Barnett Dodson
Artist
Date
1837
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sight 3 182 58 in. (7.96.7 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Dodson, James Barnett – bust
Object Number
1982.98.2
Palette
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