The Hyde De Neuville Cabin on the "Eurydice"

Object Number: 
1953.224
Date: 
1816
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and black and brown ink on paper, mounted on card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. (19.1 x 24.8 cm), irregular
Marks: 
Inscribed at lower edge outside image in brown ink: "cabane de L'Eurydice Pt 16 Mai 1816 arriver le 15 Juin au Soi`"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower edge outside image in brown ink: "cabane de L'Eurydice Pt 16 Mai 1816 arriver le 15 Juin au Soi`"
Description: 
Genre
Gallery Label: 
On January 24, 1816, Baron Hyde de Neuville was apponted minister plenipotentiary to the United States by King Louis XVIII of France. The baron and baroness sailed for America on board the frigate Eurydice, and this charming sketch by the baroness represents the new minister in his berth, with the Bourbon fleur-de-lis on the windows of the stateroom.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Provenance: 
De Neuville family, France; E. De Vries, Paris, 1928; Columbia University Press Book Store, NYC, 1929; Old Print Shop, NYC, 1953
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group