Euphemia Toussaint (1815-1829)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 7.9 x 6.4 cm )
N-YHS Museum Collection
Portrait miniature of Euphemia Toussaint (1815-1829); watercolor and gouache on ivory, framed in a wooden backboard with a stamped gilded copper bezel; an oval inscribed backing card is visible under heavy mylar in the back of the frame; the oval is secured by the bezel teeth; the inscription reads "Eupemia / -Niece and adopted / daughter of Pierre / Touissant - born in / 1815 - died in 1829.
Gift of Miss Georgina Schuyler
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