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Dr. John Richardson Bayard Rodgers (1759-1833)

Object Name: Portrait
Date: ca. 1810-1815
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Medium: Oil on wood panel
Dimensions: Overall: 33 3/8 x 25 3/4 in. ( 84.8 x 65.4 cm )
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Object Number: 1957.100
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The subject was born in New Castle, Delaware, and grew up in New York. He studied medicine with Dr. Benjamin Rush of Philadelphia. This portrait belongs to Jarvis' early period when he was just establishing his reputation as a portrait painter.

Bibliography:

Dickson, Harold E., John Wesley Jarvis: American Painter, 1780-1840, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1949, p. 364.

"Department of the Museum," Annual Report of the New-York Historical Society for the Year 1954, New York, The New-York Historical Society, 1955, p. 45.

Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, Vol. 2, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1974, p. 673.