Miniature portrait, Martha Dandridge Custis Washington, by Charles Willson Peale (watercolor on ivory, 1772)

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Miniature portrait, Martha Dandridge Custis Washington, by Charles Willson Peale (watercolor on ivory, 1772)

Subject

Portraits

Description

This miniature portrait, painted in 1772 by Charles Willson Peale, is the earliest depiction of Martha after her marriage to George Washington and is a rare depiction painted before Washington’s presidential years. She is 41 years old at the time (image courtesy of Mount Vernon Ladies' Association).

Creator

Charles Willson Peale

Date

1776

Format

portrait miniature, watercolor on ivory

Language

eng

Identifier

W-2102 A

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painting

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How to Cite this Item

Charles Willson Peale, "Miniature portrait, Martha Dandridge Custis Washington, by Charles Willson Peale (watercolor on ivory, 1772)," in Martha Washington, Item #77, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/77 (accessed October 18, 2017).