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Bust-length portrait of a gentleman in three-quarter to the left profile, with curly brown hair, wearing a black coat, white vest and stock. The way the surround of the window for the lock of hair matches the bronze frame on the front of the peice, and the assymetrical arrangement of the window, is typical of American miniatures from the first part of the 19th century.

Details

  • Title: Mr. Bullard
  • Creator: American
  • Date Created: 1800-1825
  • 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: Abraham Jay Fink, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, 1963, by bequest; Walters Art Museum, 1963, by gift.
  • Object Type: miniatures (paintings); portraits
  • Medium: watercolor on ivory, hair
  • Dimensions: H excluding frame: 2 1/2 x W: 1 3/4 in. (6.35 x 4.4 cm) Framed H: 2 13/16 x W: 2 1/16 in. (7.2 x 5.2 cm)
  • Credit Line: Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963
  • Classification: Miniatures
  • Accession Number: 38.45

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