William M. S. Doyle (1769-1828)

Object Number: 
1950.313
Date: 
1803
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 5.4 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
Signed: at right: "Doyle 1803"
Gallery Label: 
This miniature was identified as the artist's self-portrait when it was auctioned at Parke-Bernet Galleries in 1950. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, however, has in its collection a miniature acquired as a self-portrait and signed "Doyle 1801," in which the subject looks very different.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arthur A. Jones, in memory of her husband
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group