John Ludlow Morton (1792-1871)

Object Number: 
1944.356
Date: 
1829
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 11/16 in. ( 8.3 x 6.8 cm )
Marks: 
Signed: on mat, lower right:"N.Rogers, 1829"
Description: 
Gallery Label: 
John Ludlow was the eldest son of General Jacob Morton and Catharine (Ludlow) Morton. He was a painter and very active in the affairs of the National Academy of Design. The miniature is attached to the back cover of Morton's sketchbook album of friends' drawings, hence the tentative identification of the subject. The donor is the subject's granddaughter.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. Emily Ellison Post
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group