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Archibald Robertson

 (1765 - 1835)
Archibald Robertson was active/lived in New York.  Archibald Robertson is known for miniature portrait, landscape.

Biography   Archibald Robertson

From Scotland, Archibald Robertson became one of the early professional painters in New York City where he had a long career as a teacher and as a painter of portraits, ink and color wash drawings of New York City, miniatures and landscapes. He married Eliza Abramse, who also was an artist.

Among his first paintings in New York were miniature portraits, painted from life, of Martha and George Washington. Robertson had a letter of introduction to Washington, and the two became friends.

Known initially in Scotland for his topographical views, Robertson studied in London with Benjamin West and Sir Joshua Reynolds at the Royal Academy. He moved to New York in 1791 at the invitation of several prominent persons including Robert Li   ...  Displaying 750 of 3512 characters.

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An Officer of the United States Infantry, wearing blue uniform with red facings, braided button holes and epaulette, his powdered wig worn en queue with a black ribbon
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