Portrait of a Gentleman

  • Alexander Robertson, Portrait of a Gentleman, ca. 1795, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1942.10.3

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The identity of this gentleman is not known, but his powdered hair and elegant cravat indicate that he was a man of wealth in the late eighteenth century.

Title
Portrait of a Gentleman
Artist
Date
ca. 1795
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. (6.7 x 5.5 cm) oval
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
1942.10.3
Palette
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