Dr. Alexander Felix Vache (1800-1857)

Object Number: 
1934.4
Date: 
ca. 1820-25
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 7/8 in. ( 5.7 x 4.8 cm )
Gallery Label: 
The subject was born in New York, the son of Jean Lazare Vaché. He graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons and soon became one of New York's leading physicians. He was visiting surgeon at Bellevue Hospital and chief physician of the Marine Hospital on Staten Island.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marie Aglae Vache
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Creative: Tronvig Group