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Robert Gilmor Sr.

Artist:
Robert Field (American (born England), Gloucestershire ca. 1769–1819 Kingston, Jamaica)
Date:
1804
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (8.9 x 7 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
Accession Number:
24.109.91
Not on view
Field copied Gilbert Stuart's 1803 portrait of the Scottish-born Baltimore merchant Robert Gilmor Sr. (1748-1822). Stuart's portrait is in the Baltimore Museum of Art.
Signature: [on obverse, lower left]: R F/ 1804

Inscription: Inscribed in ink on paper label on verso, at a later date: Robert Gilmor / of Baltimore / born at Paisley Scotland / 10. November 1748 / Settled in Baltimore 1778 / Died Jany 14th 1822- / this Minatur by Robt Field 1804
Inscribed in graphite on backing card: Robt Gilmor / of Baltimore / painted by / Robert Field / 1804
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