Portrait of Colonel John Nixon, after Gilbert Stuart

Edward Greene Malbone, American, 1777 - 1807

Geography:
Made in United States, North and Central America

Date:
c. 1800

Medium:
Watercolor on ivory

Dimensions:
3 x 2 1/2 inches (7.6 x 6.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
F1920-1-1

Credit Line:
Bequest of Elizabeth Ellen Keating, 1920

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Colonel Nixon was a Revolutionary patriot and a prominent Philadelphia merchant and financier. He is said to have been the first public proclaimer of the Declaration of Independence in 1776.