John Beale Bordley (1727-1804)
1 5/16 x 1 1/8 in. (3.3 x 2.9 cm)
Charles Willson Peale
(Queen Anne's Co, MD, 1741 - 1827, Philadelphia, PA)
Medium and Support:
Watercolor on ivory
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Eber
Location: Not currently on view
Bordley was a childhood friend of Peale and an early patron.
Commissioned by the artist's close friend, John Beale Bordley (d. 1804); descended through the Bordley family; F. Sims McGrath, New York, NY, before 1954; Lester and Ellen Eber, Rochester, NY, 1991; their gift to the Gallery in 1991
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This object has the following bibliographic references:
Article Author: Sellers, Charles Coleman.
Article Title: Portraits and Miniatures by Charles Willson Peale.
Article Scope: Entry and reproduction.
Transactions of the American Philosophical Society: Held at Philadephia for Promoting Useful Knowledge.
Philadelphia, PA: The American Philosophical Society
Volume Number: 42
Issue Date: 1952.
Page Number: 3-274,
Figure Number: 62, 405, p. 366
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