Portrait of a Gentleman
ca. 1840 Henry Brintnell Bounetheau Born: Charleston, South Carolina 1797 Died: Charleston, South Carolina 1877 watercolor on ivory sight 4 3/8 x 1 3/8 in. (11.1 x 3.6 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Henry Du Pré Bounetheau 1946.3.10 Not currently on view
Luce Center Label
This miniature shows the sitter next to a bookcase full of leatherbound volumes, likely suggesting his standing in the community as a man of letters or commerce.
Portrait male - unidentified - bust
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor
Born: Charleston, South Carolina 1797 Died: Charleston, South Carolina 1877