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Andrew Jackson


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Description A note previously attached to the portrait read: "This miniature Portrait of General Andrew Jackson Commander in Chief of the U.S. Forces on the glorious battle field of New Orleans fought on the Eight [sic] of January 181(5) when he overcame the Britains (finest) Troops, 'the Conquerors in the peninsula War,' is respectfully presented as a token of esteen & friendship to Edward Fitzgerald 'by my dear Child,' Your faithful Lieut. [signed] Geo. A. Baker." The miniature is based on the portrait by John Vanderlyn in New York City Hall.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/08/1964Treatmentcleaned; mounted
6/24/1964Treatmentother
Provenance Henry F. DePuy, Easton, MD, 1921 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Erskine Hewitt, 1938, [mode of acquisition unknown]; A.J. Fink, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; A.J. Fink Foundation Inc., Baltimore, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1963, by gift.
Credit Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963

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Period
1844
Medium
watercolor on ivory
(Miniatures)
Accession Number
38.491
Measurements
H excluding frame: 4 1/8 x W: 3 1/2 in. (10.48 x 8.89 cm); Framed H: 6 x W: 5 1/2 in. (15.24 x 13.97 cm)
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  • USA (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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