Portrait of a Gentleman

  • Unidentified, Portrait of a Gentleman, ca. 1795, watercolor, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1959.7.22

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This image of a young gentleman with powdered hair and traditional dress was originally thought to be by Edward Savage, but research has since proved this not to be the case. We do not yet know the identity of the artist or the sitter.

Title
Portrait of a Gentleman
Artists
Date
ca. 1795
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 1 3/8 x 1 1/8 in. (3.6 x 2.7 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – unidentified – bust
Object Number
1959.7.22
Palette
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