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A. L. Clements

Artist:
John Wood Dodge (1807–1893)
Date:
1838
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
2 3/8 x 1 7/8 in. (6 x 4.8 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Dale T. Johnson Fund, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.235.49
Not on view
The artist entered this piece in his record book for 1838: "July 31 Mr. A. L. Clements / oval from Texas American Hotel 60.00." In October of that year, Dodge would paint a miniature of Mrs. A. L. Clements.
Inscription: Inscribed on backing card: Painted by / John W. Dodge / Miniature Painter / 52 White St. / New York / July 31st 1838 / Likeness of Mr A. L. Clements
Engraved in medallion on verso: A.L.C. to M.L.W. August 1st. 1838
Anne Orr, Nashville, to 1944; sale, Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, 17 Jul. 1984, lot 65/2.
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