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Artist: Moses B. Russell, American, 1810–1884

Portrait of an Artist, probably Sumner Russell (ca. 1808-1835)

ca. 1832

Watercolor on ivory

support: 3 3/8 x 2 5/8in. (8.573 x 6.668 cm)
John Hill Morgan, B.A. 1893, LL.B. 1896, M.A. HON. 1929, Fund
2007.7.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Miniatures
Status: 
On view*
Provenance: 

By descent in the Peters family (family of the artist's wife, miniaturist Clarissa Peters Russell); to Charles Gilday in the 1960s as one of a group of Russell family miniatures; to Joan R. Brownstein, Art and Antiques, 2006

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2006–June 30, 2007,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 191.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.