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

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

Subject

Portraits

Description

Martha Washington’s daughter Patsy was sixteen when this miniature portrait was painted by Charles Willson Peale. Patsy suffered from what was probably epilepsy, and a year after this portrait was executed would die as the result of a seizure (image courtesy of Mount Vernon Ladies' Association).

Creator

Charles Willson Peale

Date

1772

Format

portrait miniature, watercolor on ivory

Language

eng

Identifier

W-2355 A

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painting

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How to Cite this Item

Charles Willson Peale, "Miniature portrait, Martha Parke Custis, 1772, by Charles Willson Peale (watercolor on ivory, 1772)," in Martha Washington, Item #78, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/78 (accessed May 23, 2018).