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Washington Allston paintbrush, circa 1830

Allston, Washington, 1779-1843



Collection Information

Size: 1 Item

Summary: One paintbrush used by Washington Allston. A fragmant of a note, partially illegible, is wrapped around the paintbrush "paintbrush used by Allston. Given to Ms. Judkins (?) at Allston's funeral." Ms. Judkins may have been, E.M. Judkins, a student of Allston's.

Biographical/Historical Note

Washington Allston (1779-1843) was an American painter.


Provenance unknown

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

Washington Allston paintbrush, circa 1830. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.