Portrait of Mrs. Catherine Munro

Samuel F.B. Morse1818

Georgia Museum of Art

Georgia Museum of Art
Athens, United States

Known today as the inventor of the telegraph, Samuel Morse was also a renowned painter and a founder of the National Academy of Design. The subject of this portrait, Catherine Munro, was a leading society figure in Charleston, South Carolina, where she immigrated from Scotland in the later 18th century.


  • Title: Portrait of Mrs. Catherine Munro
  • Creator: Samuel F.B. Morse
  • Date Created: 1818
  • Physical Dimensions: 35 5/8 × 29 5/8 inches
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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