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.
- Not on view
- 25 1⁄2 x 15 1⁄8 x 9 3⁄8 in. (64.9 x 38.4 x 23.8 cm)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Jacob Snider, Jr.
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- Figure male – elderly
- Portrait male – Vaughan, John – bust
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