Samuel Douchy

  • Unidentified, Samuel Douchy, ca. 1835, watercolor, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1946.3.24

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This portrait shows Samuel Douchy in a fashionable black cravat and coat. The artist exaggerated Douchy’s costume to create a powerful silhouette, which emphasizes the gentleman’s self-assured gaze.

Title
Samuel Douchy
Artists
Date
ca. 1835
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
2 3/8 x 2 in. (6.0 x 5.1 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Douchy, Samuel – bust
Object Number
1946.3.24
Palette
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