Thomas Lee Shippen

  • 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 (17931810) 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 (17651798) and Elizabeth Carter Farley (17741826). Farley’s miniature, painted by Hugh Bridport, is also in this collection [see 1999.87.2].

Title
Thomas Lee Shippen
Artist
Date
1795
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sight 1 341 38 in. (4.43.5 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Natalie Brooks Sears Shippen and William Brush Shippen

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Shippen, Thomas Lee – bust
  • Figure male – child – bust
Object Number
1999.87.4
Palette
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