Description Staigg left his native Leeds, England, for America in 1841 and settled in Newport, Rhode Island. An accomplished artist, he was sought after as a miniaturist, especially in Boston. Nothing is known of the sitter beyond his name and residence.
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- Four Centuries of Miniature Painting from the Collections of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc. and A.J. Fink, Personally. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1958-1959.
Provenance Owned by Herbert Lawton. Acquired by A. J. Fink, Baltimore; by bequest to A. J. Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, 1963; given to Walters Art Museum, 1963.
Inscriptions [Number] On sticker on reverse: 28
Credit Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963
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