ca. 1840 Henry Brintnell Bounetheau Born: Charleston, South Carolina 1797 Died: Charleston, South Carolina 1877 watercolor on ivory sight 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (9.5 x 7.0 cm) rectangle Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Henry Du Pré Bounetheau 1946.3.9 Not currently on view
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A noted Charleston businessman and legislator, Henry Gourdin (1804-1879) was also godfather to the artist’s son, Henry Du Pré Bounetheau, whose miniature is also in this collection. Conservation of this miniature was made possible through a generous grant provided by the Smithsonian Women’s Committee.
Portrait male - Gourdin, Henry - bust
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor
Born: Charleston, South Carolina 1797 Died: Charleston, South Carolina 1877