Duc Fernand Marie de Clioiseul


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The Walters Art Museum

Bust-length, three-quarters to right portrait of a man identified in the engraved inscription as Duc Fernand Marie de Cloiseul, with white hair, wearing a black coat with black velvet collar, white vest, and high white stock to chin.

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  • Title: Duc Fernand Marie de Clioiseul
  • Creator: Maynard
  • Date Created: 1825-1875
  • Subject Keywords: male portraits
  • 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: Maynard, Artist: French (?)
  • Provenance: Julio Branco, Paris [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; A. J. Fink, Baltimore, 1957 [mode of acquisition unknown]; A.J. Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, 1963, by bequest; Walters Art Museum, 1963, by gift.
  • Object Type: miniatures (paintings)
  • Medium: watercolor on ivory
  • Inscriptions: [Inscription] Engraved on front, bottom in cursive: Duc Fernand Marie de Clioisenl [sic] / Aide de Camp / to / Louis Philippe / by / Maynard; [Monogram] On reverse, in hair
  • Geography: Place of Origin: United States, Place of Origin: France
  • Dimensions: H excluding frame: 2 1/4 x H: 1 7/8 in. (5.72 x 4.76 cm); Framed H: 3 1/2 x W: 2 in. (8.89 x 5.08 cm)
  • Credit Line: Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963
  • Classification: Miniatures
  • Accession Number: 38.474

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