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Pierre Toussaint (ca. 1781-1853)
Watercolor on ivory
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The subject of this portrait was a New York merchant. At the time of his marriage in 1810 he was associated with the firm of Stebbins and Couch, grocers, at 15 New Slip. He died in Southport, Connecticut.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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