Juliet and John Wesley Paradise

Object Number: 
1948.125
Date: 
ca. 1815-1820
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 26 1/8 x 23 in. ( 66.4 x 58.4 cm )
Gallery Label: 
The subjects were the daughter and son of the artist, John Paradise. At the age of sixteen, the artist's son began to study engraving with Asher B. Durand. After mastering the craft, he became a well-known engraver of portraits painted by his father and other artists. He was also an engraver of bank notes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Thomas F. Paradise in memory of her husband, Thomas Faulkner Peers Paradise
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group