John Pintard (1759-1844)

Object Number: 
1909.11
Date: 
ca. 1785
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/16 x 1 in. ( 3.3 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on reverse of gold frame: "Mrs J Pintard / New York"
Description: 
Wristlet
Gallery Label: 
This is one of a pair of wristlets worn by Mrs. John Pintard; the other oval miniature, also in the Society, bears a painted representation of Justice. They were executed about the time of Pintard's marriage and may have been a gift to his fiancée or bride. The portrait is the earliest known likeness of the subject, representing him at about the age of twenty-five.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Henry C. Eno
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group