Master Peters

  • Joseph Wood, Master Peters, 1804, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift of Douglas K.S. Hyland, 1981.32

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The Peters family played a prominent role in Philadelphia during the early nineteenth century. This portrait was originally attributed to Edward Greene Malbone, but research has since proved it to be the work of Joseph Wood.

Title
Master Peters
Artist
Date
1804
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 2 11/16 x 2 3/16 in. (6.8 x 5.6 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase and gift of Douglas K.S. Hyland

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Master Peters – bust
Object Number
1981.32
Palette
Linked Open Data
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