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Elihu William Nathan Starr (1812-91), (painting)

Painter:
Shumway, Henry Colton 1807-1884  Search this
Subject:
Starr, Elihu William Nathan  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Middlesex County Historical Society 151 Main Street Middletown Connecticut 06457
Date:
1844
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 07030013
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_283932

Lydia Place Frazee, (painting)

Painter:
Shumway, Henry Colton 1807-1884  Search this
Subject:
Frazee, Lydia Place  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings-Miniature
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Broad & Cherry Streets Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19102
Topic:
Portrait female  Search this
Control number:
IAP 46120762
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_57947

Cyrus West Field

Artist:
Henry Colton Shumway, 1807 - 1884  Search this
Sitter:
Cyrus West Field, 30 Nov 1819 - 12 Jul 1892  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
11.4cm x 9.2cm (4 1/2" x 3 5/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1853
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Cyrus West Field: Male  Search this
Cyrus West Field: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
Cyrus West Field: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Financier  Search this
Cyrus West Field: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Railroad  Search this
Cyrus West Field: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
32290.DUP1
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_32290.DUP1

Jervis McEntee papers, 1796, 1848-1905

Creator:
McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891  Search this
Subject:
Palmer, Erastus Dow  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin  Search this
Church, Isabel  Search this
Chapin, E. H. (Edwin Hubbell),  Search this
Stribling, C. K.  Search this
Wickes, E. T.  Search this
Johnson, Eastman  Search this
Lang, Louis  Search this
Thompson, Launt  Search this
Booth, Edwin Thomas  Search this
Vaux, Calvert  Search this
Hicks, Thomas  Search this
Anthony, A. V. S. (Andrew Varick Stout),  Search this
Zarnnhus, E. L.  Search this
Bellows, Henry W. (Henry Whitney),  Search this
Cropsey, Jasper Francis  Search this
Shumway, Henry Colton  Search this
Youmans, Kate  Search this
Sawyer, C. M.  Search this
DeForest, H. G.  Search this
Gray, Henry Peters  Search this
Sykes, Charles W.  Search this
Jourmans, E. L.  Search this
McEntee, James S.  Search this
Donoho, J. R.  Search this
Meeks, Louisa B.  Search this
Whittredge, Worthington  Search this
Kensett, John Frederick  Search this
Inness, George  Search this
Boughton, George Henry  Search this
Casilear, John William  Search this
Derrenbacher, John  Search this
Weir, John F. (John Ferguson)  Search this
Gifford, Sanford Robinson  Search this
Von Glumer, Francisca  Search this
Hubbard, Richard William  Search this
Butler, Benjamin F.  Search this
Ward, John Quincy Adams  Search this
Baker, George Augustus  Search this
Boardman, Andrew  Search this
Stone, William O. (William Oliver)  Search this
Stoddard, Richard Henry  Search this
Huntington, Daniel  Search this
Husted, James W.  Search this
Hart, William McDougal  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Century Association (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Topic:
Sketches  Search this
Hudson River school of landscape painting  Search this
Painters  Search this
Landscape painters  Search this
Artists  Search this
Bull Run (Va.), 1st Battle, 1861  Search this
Diaries  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7251
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209401
AAA_collcode_mcenjerv
Theme:
Diaries
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209401
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Jervis McEntee papers

Creator:
McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891  Search this
Names:
Century Association (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Anthony, A. V. S. (Andrew Varick Stout), 1835-1906  Search this
Baker, George Augustus, 1821-1880  Search this
Bellows, Henry W. (Henry Whitney), 1814-1882  Search this
Boardman, Andrew  Search this
Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893  Search this
Boughton, George Henry, 1834-1905  Search this
Butler, Benjamin F., 1830-1884  Search this
Casilear, John William, 1811-1893  Search this
Chapin, E. H. (Edwin Hubbell), 1814-1880  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Church, Isabel  Search this
Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900  Search this
DeForest, H. G.  Search this
Derrenbacher, John  Search this
Donoho, J. R., Mrs  Search this
Gifford, Sanford Robinson, 1823-1880  Search this
Gray, Henry Peters, 1819-1877  Search this
Hart, William McDougal, 1823-1894  Search this
Hicks, Thomas, 1823-1890  Search this
Hubbard, Richard William, 1816-1888  Search this
Huntington, Daniel, 1816-1906  Search this
Husted, James W.  Search this
Inness, George, 1825-1894  Search this
Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906  Search this
Jourmans, E. L., Mrs  Search this
Kensett, John Frederick, 1816-1872  Search this
Lang, Louis, 1814-1893  Search this
McEntee, James S.  Search this
Meeks, Louisa B.  Search this
Palmer, Erastus Dow, 1817-1904  Search this
Sawyer, C. M.  Search this
Shumway, Henry Colton, 1807-1884  Search this
Stoddard, Richard Henry, 1825-1903  Search this
Stone, William O. (William Oliver), 1830-1875  Search this
Stribling, C. K.  Search this
Sykes, Charles W.  Search this
Thompson, Launt, 1833-1894  Search this
Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895  Search this
Von Glumer, Francisca  Search this
Ward, John Quincy Adams, 1830-1910  Search this
Weir, John F. (John Ferguson), 1841-1926  Search this
Whittredge, Worthington, 1820-1910  Search this
Wickes, E. T.  Search this
Youmans, Kate  Search this
Zarnnhus, E. L.  Search this
Extent:
1.6 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Diaries
Sketches
Place:
Lake George (N.Y.) -- Pictorial works
Lake Champlain (N.Y.) -- Pictorial works
Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)
Date:
1796, 1848-1905
Summary:
The papers of Hudson River School painter Jervis McEntee measure 1.6 linear feet and date from 1796 and 1848 to 1905. Letters from close friends and family members to McEntee include many from his mentor Frederic Edwin Church, and fellow artists Samuel Putnam Avery, George Henry Boughton, Sanford Gifford, Richard Henry, Eastman Johnson, Elizabeth B. Stoddard, John Ferguson Weir, Worthington Whittredge, and others. Papers relating to the McEntee family include obituaries, a family genealogy, and letters from and regarding family members. There are also papers relating to the Vaux family (McEntee's brother-in-law's family) and American architect and landscape artist Calvert Vaux, who designed a studio for McEntee. Of special significance are five volumes of diaries dating from 1872 through 1890 which provide a detailed depiction of the American art world in the 1870s and 1880s.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of Hudson River School painter Jervis McEntee measure 1.6 linear feet and date from 1796 and 1850 to 1905. Letters from close friends and family members to McEntee include many from his mentor Frederic Edwin Church, and fellow artists Samuel Putnam Avery, George Henry Boughton, Sanford Gifford, Richard Henry, Eastman Johnson, Elizabeth B. Stoddard, John Ferguson Weir, Worthington Whittredge, and others. Papers relating to the McEntee family include obituaries, a family genealogy, and letters from and regarding family members. There are also papers relating to the Vaux family (McEntee's brother-in-law's family) and American architect and landscape artist Calvert Vaux, who designed a studio for McEntee. Of special significance are five volumes of diaries dating from 1872 through 1890 which provide a detailed depiction of the American art world in the 1870s and 1880s.
Arrangement:
The Jervis McEntee papers have been arranged into five series, based on material type.

Series 1: Letters, 1850-1905, undated (Box 1; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 2: Vaux Family Letters and Correspondence, 1850-1890, undated (Box 1; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 3: Third Party Letters, 1861-1873, undated (Box 2; 0.1 linear feet)

Series 4: Miscellany, 1796, 1848-1895, undated (Box 2; 0.1 linear feet)

Series 5: Diaries, 1872-1890 (Box 3-4; 0.6 linear feet)
Biographical Note:
Jervis McEntee was born in Rondout, New York, July 14, 1828. He had early literary and artistic aspirations and studied under Frederic E. Church, who had himself studied under the Hudson River School master, Thomas Cole. McEntee was to maintain a close relationship with Church for the rest of his life. After an unsuccessful stint as a businessman, McEntee settled in New York in 1857 as one of the charter residents of Richard Morris Hunt's Tenth Street Studio Building. Since many of the other occupants were either bachelors or commuters, and since Mrs. McEntee was a lively, sympathetic hostess, the couple became the center of a spontaneous salon frequented by some of the best-known artists, writers, and actors of the time. After his wife died in 1878, McEntee stayed on, an increasingly neglected widower until his death in 1891.

McEntee was identified with the Hudson River School and an accomplished and sensitive painter of autumnal landscapes. He wrote in 1874, "Perhaps what would mark my work among that of my brother artists is a preference for the soberer phases Nature, the gray days of November and its leafless trees." McEntee stood at the center of the interlocking directorate formed by the National Academy of Design, the Century Club, and the Tenth Street Studio Building. In the latter part of the 19th century, these formed a supreme art establishment whose membership was composed of the old guard American artists, such as McEntee's close friends Eastman Johnson, Sanford Gifford, John Ferguson Weir, Worthington Whittredge, and Church, who were fighting an ultimately futile battle against the encroachment of European influences among both artists and collectors.
Separated Material:
The Archives of American Art also holds material lent for microfilming (reel D9) including a diary dated June 12, 1851-August 17, 1851. This material was returned to the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake, New York and is not described in the collection container inventory.
Provenance:
The Adirondack Museum lent one diary for microfilming in 1964. The rest of the collection was acquired from several donors between 1959 and 1997. The noted collector Charles E. Feinberg donated letters in 1959 and, Mrs. Helen S. McEntee, who married the nephew of Jervis McEntee, donated the five volumes of diaries in 1964. William Gaffken, director of the insurance company that acquired the McEntee family insurance business, donated the remaining papers in 1997.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires and appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Rights:
The Jervis McEntee papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Landscape painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Hudson River school of landscape painting  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art, Modern -- 19th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Bull Run (Va.), 1st Battle, 1861  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Sketches
Citation:
Jervis McEntee papers, 1796, 1848-1905. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.mcenjerv
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Jervis McEntee papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_collection:sova-aaa-mcenjerv
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Mrs. Benjamin Silliman

Artist:
Henry Colton Shumway, born Middletown, CT 1807-died New York City 1884  Search this
Sitter:
Mrs. Benjamin Silliman  Search this
Medium:
watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
3 1/4 x 2 3/8 in. (8.3 x 6.0 cm) rectangle
Type:
Painting-Miniature
Date:
ca. 1835
Topic:
Portrait female\bust  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund
Object number:
1956.3.1
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1956.3.1

James Morris

Artist:
Henry Colton Shumway, born Middletown, CT 1807-died New York City 1884  Search this
Sitter:
James Morris  Search this
Medium:
watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
sight 4 5/8 x 3 1/2 in. (11.7 x 8.9 cm) rectangle
Type:
Painting-Miniature
Date:
ca. 1845
Topic:
Portrait male\waist length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund
Object number:
1963.9.6
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1963.9.6

Mrs. James Morris

Artist:
Henry Colton Shumway, born Middletown, CT 1807-died New York City 1884  Search this
Sitter:
Mrs. James Morris  Search this
Medium:
watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
sight 4 5/8 x 3 5/8 in. (11.6 x 9.2 cm) rectangle
Type:
Painting-Miniature
Date:
ca. 1845
Topic:
Portrait female\waist length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund
Object number:
1963.9.7
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1963.9.7

Lydia Place Frazee

Artist:
Henry Colton Shumway, 1807 - 1884  Search this
Sitter:
Lydia Place Frazee, 1795 - 1895?  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
6.4cm x 5.4cm (2 1/2" x 2 1/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1835
Topic:
None  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Lydia Place Frazee: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Object number:
1934.13.1 PAFA
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1934.13.1_PAFA

John Frazee

Artist:
Henry Colton Shumway, 1807 - 1884  Search this
Sitter:
John Frazee, 18 Jul 1790 - 24 Feb 1852  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
6.3cm x 5cm (2 1/2" x 1 15/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1834
Topic:
None  Search this
Miniature  Search this
John Frazee: Male  Search this
John Frazee: Visual Arts\Artist\Sculptor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Object number:
1934.13.2 PAFA
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1934.13.2_PAFA

Alpheus Shumway

Artist:
Henry Colton Shumway, 1807 - 1884  Search this
Sitter:
Alpheus Shumway, 1800 - 1850?  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
11.5cm x 9cm (4 1/2" x 3 9/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1848
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Alpheus Shumway: Male  Search this
Alpheus Shumway: Business and Finance\Transportation\Seaman\Sea Captain  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Wadsworth Atheneum
Website: www.wadsworthatheneum.org/
Object number:
1970.19 WAMA
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1970.19_WAMA

Ebenezer Jackson

Artist:
Henry Colton Shumway, 1807 - 1884  Search this
Sitter:
Ebenezer Jackson, 1763 - 1837  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
11cm x 9.4cm (4 5/16" x 3 11/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1830-1837
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Ebenezer Jackson: Male  Search this
Ebenezer Jackson: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private Collection
Object number:
PA240007
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PA240007

Major William Boerum

Artist:
Henry Colton Shumway, 1807 - 1884  Search this
Former attribution:
George Augustus Baker Jr., Mar 1821 - 2 Apr 1880  Search this
Sarah Goodridge, 1788 - 1853  Search this
Sitter:
Major William Boerum  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory in leatherette case
Dimensions:
6.7 x 6.8cm (2 5/8 x 2 11/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1835
Topic:
Exterior\Waterscape\Seascape  Search this
Vehicle\Ship  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Major William Boerum: Male  Search this
Major William Boerum: Military\Navy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Website: https://www.metmuseum.org/
Object number:
2006.235.48 MMA
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_2006.235.48_MMA

Portrait of a Baby

Artist:
Henry Colton Shumway, 1807 - 1884  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Infant  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
2 in. diameter
Type:
Painting
Date:
1830-1870
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Website: https://www.metmuseum.org/
Object number:
1984.116.2 MMA
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1984.116.2_MMA

Frances Ann Osborne (Mrs. Samuel Russell)

Artist:
Henry Colton Shumway, 1807 - 1884  Search this
Sitter:
Frances Ann Osborne, 1789 - 1862  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
8.7 x 6.6cm (3 7/16 x 2 5/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
n.d.a.
Topic:
Costume\Outerwear\Shawl  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Frances Ann Osborne: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Website: https://www.metmuseum.org/
Object number:
2006.235.186 MMA
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_2006.235.186_MMA

Catherine Augusta Wilmerding

Artist:
Henry Colton Shumway, 1807 - 1884  Search this
Sitter:
Catherine Augusta Wilmerding  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory in red leatherette case with red velvet lining
Dimensions:
Watercolor on an ivory support: 3 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (9.5 x 12.1 cm)
Overall: 6 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (15.9 x 14 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1843
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Architecture\Window  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Artwork\Painting\Miniature  Search this
Catherine Augusta Wilmerding: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Website: https://www.metmuseum.org/
Object number:
2007.437 MMA
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_2007.437_MMA

Henry Peters Gray

Artist:
Henry Colton Shumway, 1807 - 1884  Search this
Sitter:
Henry Peters Gray, 23 Jun 1819 - 12 Nov 1877  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
5.2cm x 3.9cm (2" x 1 9/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1842
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Henry Peters Gray: Male  Search this
Henry Peters Gray: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Website: https://www.metmuseum.org/
Object number:
47.121 MMA
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_47.121_MMA

William Augustus Muhlenberg

Artist:
Henry Colton Shumway, 1807 - 1884  Search this
Sitter:
William Augustus Muhlenberg, 1796 - 1877  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on Ivory
Dimensions:
16.9 x 14.4 cm (6 21/32 x 5 11/16 in. )
Type:
Painting
Date:
1830-1870
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
William Augustus Muhlenberg: Male  Search this
William Augustus Muhlenberg: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Clergyman  Search this
William Augustus Muhlenberg: Education\Educator  Search this
William Augustus Muhlenberg: Education\Founder\College  Search this
William Augustus Muhlenberg: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Rector  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Website: https://www.metmuseum.org/
Object number:
52.98 MMA
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_52.98_MMA

Powell Macrae

Artist:
Henry Colton Shumway, 1807 - 1884  Search this
Former attribution:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Powell Macrae  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
11.2cm x 8.9cm (4 7/16" x 3 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1840
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Powell Macrae: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Website: https://www.metmuseum.org/
Object number:
63.182.2 MMA
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_63.182.2_MMA

Elizabeth Hart Jarvis

Artist:
Henry Colton Shumway, 1807 - 1884  Search this
Sitter:
Elizabeth Hart Jarvis, 1858 - 1894  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
7.4cm x 6cm (2 15/16" x 2 3/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1830
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Elizabeth Hart Jarvis: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Wadsworth Atheneum
Website: www.wadsworthatheneum.org/
Object number:
05.64
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_05.64

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