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John Pintard (1759-1844)

Object Number: 
ca. 1785
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 1 5/16 x 1 in. ( 3.3 x 2.5 cm )
engraved: on reverse of gold frame: "Mrs J Pintard / New York"
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