Portrait of a Gentleman

  • James Peale, Portrait of a Gentleman, 1789, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer, 1999.27.36

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In his dress and hairstyle, this young man is presented in a manner very similar to Josiah Hewes Anthony, also painted by James Peale around this time [see 1952.12.2].

Title
Portrait of a Gentleman
Artist
Date
1789
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. (4.3 x 3.2 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – unidentified – bust
Object Number
1999.27.36
Palette
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