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John Eager Howard


Bust-length seated portrait of General John Eager Howard (1752-1827) looking towards the right of the composition. He has white hair and wears a black coat with brass buttons, a yellow waistcoat, and a white stock. Howard served as the Governor of Maryland from 1788-1791 following his military career during the American Revolutionary War.


circa 1825

Contributor(s) Notes

Attributed to Rembrandt Peale (1778-1860).


Oil on canvas


Image: 29 H x 24.875 W inches; Frame: 36 H x 31 W inches

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Ross Howard III

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture


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