James Peale, Thomas Lee Shippen, 1795, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Natalie Brooks Sears Shippen and William Brush Shippen, 1999.87.4
Thomas Shippen (1793-1810) was two or three years old when James Peale painted this miniature. Thomas and his brother, William---whose miniature by James Peale is also in this collection [see 1999.87.5]---were the sons of Thomas Lee Shippen (1765-1798) and Elizabeth Carter Farley (1774-1826). Farley’s miniature, painted by Hugh Bridport, is also in this collection [see 1999.87.2].
Thomas Lee Shippen
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sight 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. (4.4 x 3.5 cm) oval
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Natalie Brooks Sears Shippen and William Brush Shippen
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- watercolor on ivory
- Portrait male – Shippen, Thomas Lee – bust
- Figure male – child – bust
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