Henry Gourdin

  • Henry Brintnell Bounetheau, Henry Gourdin, ca. 1840, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Henry Du Pré Bounetheau, 1946.3.9

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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.

Title
Henry Gourdin
Artist
Date
ca. 1840
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (9.5 x 7.0 cm) rectangle
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Henry Du Pré Bounetheau

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Gourdin, Henry – bust
Object Number
1946.3.9
Palette
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