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Henry B. Bounetheau's Aunt

ca. 1804 Edward Greene Malbone Born: Newport, Rhode Island 1777 Died: Savannah, Georgia 1807 watercolor on ivory 3 3/8 x 2 3/4 in. (8.6 x 7.0 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Henry Du Pré Bounetheau 1946.3.16 Not currently on view


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Henry Bounetheau was a leading miniaturist in Charleston, South Carolina. It is not clear which of his aunts appears in this miniature.

Keywords

Portrait female - Bounetheau, Henry B., aunt - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Edward Greene Malbone

Born: Newport, Rhode Island 1777 Died: Savannah, Georgia 1807

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