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Artist: James Peale, American, 1749–1831

Gentleman, possibly Robert Goldsborough (1740-1798)

ca. 1790

Watercolor on ivory

1 3/4 × 1 5/16 in. (4.4 × 3.3 cm)
Lelia A. and John Hill Morgan, B.A. 1893, LL.B. 1896, M.A. (Hon.) 1929, Collection
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Not on view
18th century
Miniatures - Jewelry

Miss Bezzar (a German collector/musician), by ca. 1857; given to Sue Pope, ca. 1857; by family descent to Ella H. Pope, Elizabeth, N.J.; by family descent to Jane C. Lea, New York, N.Y., until 1927; with Ruel Pardee Tolman, Washington, D.C., 1927-28; sold to Mr. and Mrs. John Hill Morgan, 1928; YUAG receipt for miniature received from Mrs. John Hill Morgan, Oct. 18, 1940

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