Dr. John Richardson Bayard Rodgers (1759-1833)

Dr. John Richardson Bayard Rodgers (1759-1833)
Title
Dr. John Richardson Bayard Rodgers (1759-1833)
Date 
ca. 1810-1815
Medium 
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions 
Overall: 33 3/8 x 25 3/4 in. ( 84.8 x 65.4 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Object Number 
1957.100
Gallery Label 
The subject was born in New Castle, Delaware, and grew up in New York. He studied medicine with Dr. Benjamin Rush of Philadelphia. This portrait belongs to Jarvis' early period when he was just establishing his reputation as a portrait painter.
Bibliography 
Dickson, Harold E., John Wesley Jarvis: American Painter, 1780-1840, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1949, p. 364. "Department of the Museum," Annual Report of the New-York Historical Society for the Year 1954, New York, The New-York Historical Society, 1955, p. 45. Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, Vol. 2, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1974, p. 673.
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Creative: Tronvig Group