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Unidentified man

Object Number: 
1873.4
Date: 
ca. 1780-1790
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 5.1 x 3.2 cm )
Gallery Label: 
When the miniature was presented to the Society, the subject was identified as President James Madison. However, no other portrait of Madison is known that represents him at a comparable age.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mary Cruger
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group