Fulton, Robert - portrait of a man
This miniature portrait is unsigned, but is attributed to Robert Fulton (1765-1815), compare plate 18 in Strickler. This portrait was painted around 1785-1786.
Fulton only painted miniatures in America for a few years and went to Britain in 1787. His later miniatures are not as highly regarded as those painted in America.
Robert Fulton is more famous as the inventor of the steam-powered ship. For more about him see Robert Fulton The sitter is unknown. 1104
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