John Lyde (or Lide) Wilson

Artist: Field, Robert
Date: 1803

The portrait of Wilson is typical of Field's work, with the figure placed high, with the fine brushstrokes defining the features, and clear stippling in the background.


This text is adapted from Martha Severens "The Miniature Portrait Collection of the Carolina Art Association" published by the Carolina Art Association, 1984

  • Artist's Dates: 1770 - 1819
  • Artist's Nationality: American
  • Medium: Watercolor
  • Support: Ivory
  • Dimensions: 3 In X 2 1/4 Inches
  • Sitter's Dates: 1784-1849
  • Signature: R. F. 1803
  • Signature Location: bottom right
  • Credit: Gift of Margaret Haswell in Memory of Charlotte Alston (youngest daughter of William Alston of Clifton by his first wife and great-great-grandmother of the donor)
  • Period: 19th century
  • Accession Number: 1983.005
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