Portrait of a Gentleman

  • John Alexander McDougall, Portrait of a Gentleman, ca. 1835, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1946.12.2

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This was originally thought to be a portrait of Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney by an unknown artist. Research has proved this not to be the case, however, and the identity of the sitter is unknown. The work has been attributed to the artist John Alexander McDougall.

Title
Portrait of a Gentleman
Artist
Date
ca. 1835
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – unidentified – bust
Object Number
1946.12.2
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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