Caballero con lentes de la familia Canals

  • Unidentified (Puerto Rican), Caballero con lentes de la familia Canals, ca. 1840-1855, watercolor, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Teodoro Vidal Collection, 1996.91.21

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The gentleman in this miniature wears deep-blue lenses, suggesting that he was either light sensitive or entirely blind. The skill with which the portrait was painted suggests the artist trained in Europe, then traveled to paint in the Caribbean communities.

Title
Caballero con lentes de la familia Canals
Artists
Date
ca. 1840-1855
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. (7.3 x 5.8 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Teodoro Vidal Collection

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – unidentified – waist length
Object Number
1996.91.21
Palette
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