American Paintings by Our Ancestors
The Historical Activities Committee undertook the Portrait Survey in the early 1970′s to help provide The National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution with an inventory of early portraits. The Smithsonian continues to be interested in adding information about pictures and portraits by American painters prior to 1914. For information about this project contact:
Inventory of American Paintings Smithsonian American Art Museum VB 3100 MRC 970 P.O. Box 37012 Washington D.C. 20013-7012
Featured Paintings & Portraits
John Marshall, Dumbarton House Collection
Silas Deane, c. 1766, William Johnson.
Senator John Brown, Matthew Jouett, ca. 1825.
Andrew Low, George W. Conarroe, 1836.
Thomas Riche’ Smith, 1809-1814, John Wesley Jarvis