John Vaughan

  • Ferdinand Pettrich, John Vaughan, 1842, plaster, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Jacob Snider, Jr., XX36

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Ferdinand Pettrich modeled this piece of the philanthropist John Vaughan in Philadelphia in 1842. A wealthy wine merchant and patron of the arts and sciences, Vaughan was well known in Philadelphia society during the early nineteenth century and may have been a patron of the artist’s during his first years in America.

Title
John Vaughan
Artist
Date
1842
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
25 1/2 x 15 1/8 x 9 3/8 in. (64.9 x 38.4 x 23.8 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Jacob Snider, Jr.

Mediums
Mediums Description
plaster
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure male – elderly
  • Portrait male – Vaughan, John – bust
  • Occupation – other – philanthropist
Object Number
XX36
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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