Pere Hyacinthe (1828-1912)

Object Number: 
Painted plaster
Overall: 12 3/4 x 11 1/4 x 2 in. ( 32.4 x 28.6 x 5.1 cm )
signed: under relief: "Emilie Meriman 1870" inscribed: base of relief: " the" [rest of inscription missing-old repair] painted: on base in red: "S-105" [old N-YHS #]
Bas-relief portrait.
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the husband of the artist. Emilie Jan Butterfield Merriman Loyson, was the wife of the subject Charles Loyson, known as Pere Hyacinthe. She was born in New York in 1833 and died in paris in 1910. She is buried in pere Lachaise Cemetery. Butterfield was her maiden name. Her first husband was Edward R. Merriman. Loyson was her second husband. They were married in 1872.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. C. S. Lozier, M. D.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group