Jean Francois De Vallee, Portrait of a Gentleman with Initials A.S.N., ca. 1805, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Norvin H. Green, 1941.5.1
The initials “ASN” are the only clue to the identity of the gentleman in this portrait. The frame is embellished with a circle of pearls to mirror the design of the sitter’s stickpin.
Portrait of a Gentleman with Initials A.S.N.
- ca. 1805
- Not on view
sight 2 1/2 x 2 in. (6.3 x 5.1 cm) oval
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Mrs. Norvin H. Green
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- watercolor on ivory
- Portrait male – unidentified – bust
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