Portrait of a Gentleman

  • Unidentified, Portrait of a Gentleman, ca. 1835, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Henry L. Milmore, 1950.4.36

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In this miniature the well-groomed gentleman wears a high-collared coat, black cravat (worn as a scarf around the neck), and a white shirt secured by a long pin. These details also suggest the gentleman’s position in society, which allowed him to afford new styles in fashion.

Title
Portrait of a Gentleman
Artist
Date
ca. 1835
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
2 1/4 x 1 7/8 in. (5.7 x 4.7 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Henry L. Milmore

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – unidentified – bust
Object Number
1950.4.36
Palette
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