Robert Field, Samuel Love, Jr., 1800, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Richard Graham Davenport, 1942.10.4
This miniature of Samuel Love Jr. (1755?-1800), a member of the landed gentry in Virginia, was bequeathed to the Museum by the sitter’s great-great-grandson. Love was born in Charles County, Maryland, and grew up at Salisbury Plantation in Loudoun County, Virginia. His likeness was painted in the artist’s Washington, D.C., studio in 1800, the year of Love’s death.
Samuel Love, Jr.
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sight 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. (7.3 x 5.9 cm) oval
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Bequest of Richard Graham Davenport
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- watercolor on ivory
- Portrait male – Love, Samuel, Jr. – bust
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