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Dr. Henry Nicolls Kitchin

Artist:
James Peale (American, Chestertown, Maryland 1749–1831 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date:
1807
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. (7.1 x 5.8 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.235.130
Not on view
The sitter was one of the country's first brain surgeons; he lived in Philadelphia, where he was affiliated with Hahnemann Hospital.
Signature: [at lower left]: I P / 1807

Inscription: Inscribed on backing card: Henry Nicolls Kitchin
sale, Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, 14 Jun. 1978, lot 143; with Edward Sheppard, New York
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