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Artist: Raphaelle Peale, American, 1774–1825
Subject: Samuel Woodhouse, American, 1784–1843

Commander Samuel Woodhouse (1784-1843)

1816 or 1817

Watercolor on ivory

2 7/16 × 2 in. (6.2 × 5.1 cm) framed (H): 3 1/8 in.(7.9 cm)
Gift of Davida Tenenbaum Deutsch and Alvin Deutsch, LL.B. 1958, in honor of Kathleen Luhrs
2006.225.9
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Miniatures - Jewelry
Provenance: 

Descended in the family to sitter's grandson, Dr. Samuel W. Woodhouse, Jr., Philadelphia, until 1943; offered for sale with his collection at Samuel T. Freeman and Co., Philadelphia, November 14, 1934, lot 54 (misattributed to Joseph Wood); auctioned with Collection of the Late Dr. Samuel W. Woodhouse, Jr., at Samuel T. Freeman and Co., Philadelphia, November 16, 1943, lot 314 (misattributed to Joseph Wood); Jacqueline Hildebrand; sold to Davida Tenenbaum Deutsch and Alvin Deutsch, New York.

Bibliography: 

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

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 73, pl. 54.

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