John Henry Remsen (1772-1798)

John Henry Remsen (1772-1798)
Title
John Henry Remsen (1772-1798)
Date 
ca. 1795
Medium 
Watercolor(?) on paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 8.3 x 6.4 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Edward Rutledge
Object Number 
1954.138
Gallery Label 
The subject was the fifth child of Henry (or Hendrick) and Cornelia (Dickenson) Remsen and the brother of Henry and George Henry Remsen. The dating of this miniature, which was probably painted in New York, is based on the style of the attire, the technique of execution, and the apparent age of the subject.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group