Samuel Love, Jr.

  • Robert Field, Samuel Love, Jr., 1800, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Richard Graham Davenport, 1942.10.4

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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.

Title
Samuel Love, Jr.
Artist
Date
1800
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. (7.3 x 5.9 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bequest of Richard Graham Davenport

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Love, Samuel, Jr. – bust
Object Number
1942.10.4
Palette
Linked Open Data
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