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A Gentleman

Americanca. 1825

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

The subject appears to be seated on a chair carved to resemble bamboo, and lacquered and gilded. The face is somewhat crudely handled, perhaps suggesting the work of an amateur.

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  • Title: A Gentleman
  • Creator: American
  • Date Created: ca. 1825
  • External Link: For more information about this and thousands of other works of art in the Walters Art Museum collection, please visit art.thewalters.org
  • Roles: Artist: American
  • Provenance: A.J. Fink, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; A.J. Fink Foundation Inc., Baltimore, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1963, by gift.
  • Object Type: miniatures (paintings)
  • Medium: watercolor on ivory, hair
  • Inscriptions: [Monogram] Engraved on back, bottom: RCN
  • Geography: Birth Location: Rovigo, Place of Origin: United States, Death Location: Urbino
  • Dimensions: H: 2 1/2 in. (6.35 cm)
  • Credit Line: Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963
  • Classification: Miniatures
  • Accession Number: 38.558

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