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
- Credit Line
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Mrs. Norvin H. Green
- Mediums Description
- watercolor on ivory
- Portrait male – unidentified – bust
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