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William M. S. Doyle (1769-1828)

William M. S. Doyle (1769-1828)
Title
William M. S. Doyle (1769-1828)
Date 
1803
Medium 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 5.4 x 3.8 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Arthur A. Jones, in memory of her husband
Object Number 
1950.313
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group