Robert Harcourt Twycross

Raphaelle Pealeca. 1800

The Walters Art Museum
Baltimore, United States

Waist-length portrait of Robert Harcourt Twycross (b. 1769?), facing slightly to the right, with powdered hair, wearing a black coat, white shirt and white stock on a sky-blue background.

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  • Title: Robert Harcourt Twycross
  • Creator: Attributed to Raphaelle Peale (American, 1774-1825) (?)
  • Date Created: ca. 1800
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  • Roles: Artist: Attributed to Raphaelle Peale (American, 1774-1825) (?), Artist: Rembrandt Peale (American, 1778-1860) (?)
  • Provenance: Herbert Lawton [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; A.J. Fink, 1961(?) [mode of acquisition unknown]; A.J. Fink Foundation Inc., Baltimore, 1961, by gift; Walters Art Museum, 1963, by gift.
  • Object Type: miniatures (paintings); portraits
  • Medium: watercolor on ivory
  • Inscriptions: [Inscription] Handwritten on reverse, in pencil: Robert T(?????), center in ink: Robert Harcourt Twycross; [Label] On reverse, lower center: Property of / The A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc. / Year 1961; [Number] On label: 12; [Number] On label in red: 1013
  • Exhibitions: 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.
  • Dimensions: H excluding frame: 2 3/8 x W: 3 1/8 in. (6.03 x 7.94 cm); Framed H: 4 1/8 x W: 5 1/4 in. (10.48 x 13.34 cm)
  • Credit Line: Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963
  • Classification: Miniatures
  • Accession Number: 38.431