Portrait of a Gentleman

  • Sarah Goodridge, Portrait of a Gentleman, 1821, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1954.6.2

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The inscription on this miniature states it was made November 20, 1821, and was in the “Collection of Edward A. Brown, Reading, Mass., descendant of the artist.” It is probably a portrait of a member of the Appleton-Brown family, to whom Sarah Goodridge was related by marriage.

Title
Portrait of a Gentleman
Artist
Date
1821
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. (7.0 x 5.7 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
1954.6.2
Palette
Linked Open Data
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