Samuel F. B. Morse (American, 1791–1872) | Portrait of Mrs. Morse and Two Children | 1824 | Oil on canvas | 43 1/4 x 34 inches | Gift of Sandra Morse Hamilton and Patricia Morse Sawyer in memory of Bleecker, Patricia, and Bleecker Morse, Jr., and through prior gift of Margaret and John L. Hoffman | 2004.58 | The artist paints a portrait of his wife and children. Motherhood according to Morse is elegant, tender and nothing short of perfect

Mrs. Daniel DeSaussure Bacot Samuel F. B. Morse  (American, Charlestown, Massachusetts 1791–1872 New York) Date: ca. 1820 Medium: Oil on canvas

Samuel F. B. Morse, Susan Walker Morse (The Muse),| The Metropolitan Museum of Art Susan Walker Morse (The Muse), ca. 1836–37 Samuel F. B. Morse (American, 1791–1872) Oil on canvas; 73 3/4 x 57 5/8 in. (187.3 x 147.4 cm)

La Carmencita Artist: John Singer Sargent (American, Florence 1856–1925 London) Date: ca. 1890 Culture: American Medium: Oil on canvas

John Singer Sargent

Edouard Pailleron Artist: John Singer Sargent (American, Florence 1856–1925 London) Date: 1879 Culture: American Medium: Oil on canvas

Mrs. Hugh Hammersley John Singer Sargent (American, Florence 1856–1925 London) Date: 1892

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925).

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925). Hercules Brabazon Brabazon, 1893–95. National Portrait Gallery, London

Mrs. Marinus Willett and Her Son Marinus, Jr.

Portrait of Nicolas Châtelain by Johann Friedrich August Tischbein, 1791, Neue Pinakothek.

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925). Portrait of a Boy, 1890. Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; Patrons Art Fund (32.1) | This work is in our “Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends,” on view through October 4, 2015.

The Knapp Children by Samuel Lovett Waldo, 1833-34 US

Jacques-Louis David, Portrait de Juliette de Villeneuve, 1824

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925). Garden Study of the Vickers Children, 1884. Flint Institute of Arts | This work is in our “Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends,” on view through October 4, 2015.

"Portrait of Bessie (Mrs. Elizabeth Newton" by Albert Herter. 1892, oil on canvas. Herter began his career as an illustrator, painter, and muralist. The sitter, Elizabeth Newton, had been a childhood companion of Herter’s. This painting is Herter’s homage to James McNeill Whistler, the expatriate artist who had a profound effect on American art around the turn of the twentieth century. In the collection of The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA.

James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903). Arrangement in Flesh Colour and Black: Portrait of Theodore Duret, 1883.

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Portrait of a Lady Henry Inman (American, Utica, New York 1801–1846 New York) Artist: Thomas Seir Cummings (American (born England), Bath 1804–1894 Hackensack, New Jersey) Date: ca. 1825 Medium: Watercolor on ivory Dimensions: 3 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. (8.6 x 6 cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: Dale T. Johnson Fund, 1996 Accession Number: 1996.562

Susan Walker Morse (The Muse), ca. 1836–37 Samuel F. B. Morse (American, 1791–1872) Oil on canvas