Portrait of a Gentleman

  • Henry Brintnell Bounetheau, Portrait of a Gentleman, ca. 1840, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Henry Du Pré Bounetheau, 1946.3.10

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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.

Title
Portrait of a Gentleman
Artist
Date
ca. 1840
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 4 3/8 x 1 3/8 in. (11.1 x 3.6 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Henry Du Pré Bounetheau

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – unidentified – bust
Object Number
1946.3.10
Palette
Linked Open Data
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