Miniature portrait, John Parke Custis, by Charles Willson Peale (watercolor on ivory, 1772)

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Miniature portrait, John Parke Custis, by Charles Willson Peale (watercolor on ivory, 1772)

Subject

Portraits

Description

This miniature portrait of John Parke (Jacky) Custis was executed by Charles Willson Peale. Jacky brought the painter with him to Mount Vernon when returning home from his studies in Annapolis. Jacky was eighteen when this portrait was painted. Peale also completed miniatures at this time of Jacky’s sister Martha Parke (Patsy) Custis, Martha Washington, and of George Washington (Courtesy of an anonymous lender. Image courtesy of Mount Vernon Ladies' Association).

Creator

Charles WIllson Peale

Date

1772

Format

portrait miniature, watercolor on ivory

Language

eng

Identifier

W-2355 B

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How to Cite this Item

Charles WIllson Peale, "Miniature portrait, John Parke Custis, by Charles Willson Peale (watercolor on ivory, 1772)," in Martha Washington, Item #76, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/76 (accessed November 22, 2017).