Rebecca Myring Everette (Mrs. Thomas Everette) and her Children

Subject: 
Paintings; Portrait group--Family; Johnson, Joshua
Rebecca Myring Everette (Mrs. Thomas Everette) and her Children
Item ID: 
1976.96.4
Creator: 
Johnson, Joshua, fl. 1796-1824
Description: 
Rebecca Myring Everette (Mrs. Thomas Everette) and her five children. Girl is seen at left holding pink rose. Mrs. Everette holds baby, who wears red shoes, white dress, and holds bunch of strawberries in each hand. One boy wears red skeleton suit, while other boys wear black skeleton suits. Oil on canvas by Joshua Johnson. Johnson was the first African American painter to make his living as an artist.
Date of Original: 
1818
Collection: 
Museum Department
Type/Size: 
Image
Restrictions: 
For more information, please contact the Museum Department: museum@mdhs.org
Rights: 
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
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