Unidentified (Puerto Rican), Caballero con lentes de la familia Canals, ca. 1840-1855, watercolor, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Teodoro Vidal Collection, 1996.91.21
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.
Caballero con lentes de la familia Canals
- ca. 1840-1855
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- Not on view.
2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. (7.3 x 5.8 cm)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Teodoro Vidal Collection
- Portrait male – unidentified – waist length
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