Miniature Portrait, Martha Washington

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Title

Miniature Portrait, Martha Washington

Subject

Portraits

Description

This watercolor miniature of Martha Washington was executed by James Peale near the end of Martha’s time as First Lady. She is portrayed at sixty-five, and her lively expression gives the portrait a lifelike characteristic. The reverse side of the portrait’s gold mounting contains a lock of Martha’s hair (image courtesy of Mount Vernon Ladies' Association).

Creator

James Peale

Date

1796

Format

portrait miniature, watercolor on ivory

Language

eng

Identifier

W-624

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Original Format

painting

Files

Collection

How to Cite this Item

James Peale, "Miniature Portrait, Martha Washington," in Martha Washington, Item #80, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/80 (accessed June 29, 2017).