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Mrs. Oliver Hazard Perry (Elizabeth Champlin Mason)

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An engineer as well as a painter, Fulton is best known for inventing the first commercially successful steamboat.

Provenance

The artist; descended in family of the sitter to Mrs. James J. Storrow, 1929; to James J. Storrow, Jr. 1954; to MFA, 1985, bequest of James J. Storrow, Jr.

Credit Line

Bequest of James J. Storrow, Jr.

about 1811

Dimensions

8.89 x 6.98 cm (3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1985.86

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on ivory

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Miniatures