Portrait of a Gentleman with Initials A.S.N.

  • 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

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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.

Title
Portrait of a Gentleman with Initials A.S.N.
Artist
Date
ca. 1805
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
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
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – unidentified – bust
Object Number
1941.5.1
Palette
Linked Open Data
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