Robert Field (American (born England), Gloucestershire ca. 1769–1819 Kingston, Jamaica)
Watercolor on ivory
3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (8.9 x 7 cm)
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
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