The Hyde De Neuville Cabin on the "Eurydice"

The Hyde De Neuville Cabin on the "Eurydice"
Title
The Hyde De Neuville Cabin on the "Eurydice"
Date 
1816
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, and black and brown ink on paper, mounted on card
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. (19.1 x 24.8 cm), irregular
Description 
Genre
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
1953.224
Marks 
Inscribed at lower edge outside image in brown ink: "cabane de L'Eurydice Pt 16 Mai 1816 arriver le 15 Juin au Soi`"
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower edge outside image in brown ink: "cabane de L'Eurydice Pt 16 Mai 1816 arriver le 15 Juin au Soi`"
Gallery Label 
On January 24, 1816, Baron Hyde de Neuville was apponted minister plenipotentiary to the United States by King Louis XVIII of France. The baron and baroness sailed for America on board the frigate Eurydice, and this charming sketch by the baroness represents the new minister in his berth, with the Bourbon fleur-de-lis on the windows of the stateroom.
Provenance 
De Neuville family, France; E. De Vries, Paris, 1928; Columbia University Press Book Store, NYC, 1929; Old Print Shop, NYC, 1953
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group