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The source of his early training is unknown, though it is possible that he learned to paint miniatures in Philadelphia, as did West.
Green is also said to have painted a depiction of Venus Instructing Cupid while in London, but the whereabouts of this painting have been unknown since the 19th century.
The famous artist Gilbert Stuart is said to have made a portrait of Anne in 1785, when she was 21 years old.
From that sketch, the "Miss Liberty" of the Draped Bust coins was probably created.
At his death, Green left an estate valued at 286, half of which consisted of three slaves, a cow, and a horse.
He and his wife left no descendents, but are honored in the parish church of Smith's Parish with a memorial erected by their nephew, Joseph Packwood.