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Williams Middleton

The English émigré Mary Roberts was the first known miniaturist in the American colonies. She arrived in Charleston before 1735 with her husband, Bishop, and after his death in 1740 seems to have supported hers... more

Ennion Williams

The sitter (1753-1830) served in the Continental army until 1777. The artist recorded on October 26, 1776: "Rd. of Mr. Williams 28 Dolrs. For his Miniature," and later that day, "put a Glass on Mr. Williams Mi... more

East view of Hell Gate, in the province of New York / W.A. Williams del. 1775.

Print shows an artist in the foreground sketching scene of the Hell Gate section of the East River; includes numbered legend identifying features of the straits.

Lady Williams and Child

By 1783 Earl was a member of the entourage of American artists in the London studio of Benjamin West, where he absorbed the lessons of the British portrait tradition. He persisted, however, in painting forceful... more

Elie Williams

Peale executed this vivid portrait during a period of incessant experimentation with his paints. The artist, who was seeking stronger colors and bolder contrasts, realized those aims here, especially in the rob... more

The Jovial company / A. Brouner, pinxt. ; J. Williams, sculpt., pupil to W.W. Ryland.

Two men seated at small table, one holding glass of wine and decanter, and the other smoking pipe.