Unidentified man

Unidentified man
Title
Unidentified man
Date 
1841
Medium 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 5/16 x 1 7/8 in. ( 5.9 x 4.8 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Helen M. Turner
Object Number 
1935.58
Marks 
Initialed and dated: at the right:"3 Mars 1841 E.P." Inscribed: on the back:"3 Mars 1841/27 ans 7 mois 3 jours/par E.P."
Gallery Label 
The subject was the granduncle of Julie Husson, who gave the miniature to her friend, Helen M. Turner, an artist. A note attached to the back of the frame reads:"This miniature was given to me by one of my friends. He was a great uncle of hers: A Frenchman- name unknown- very beautiful. Helen M. Turner. New Orleans, May 19th, 1930."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group