Description Henry Heyward Manigault (1819-1869) was a nephew of William Henry Heyward. He was the second child of Anne Manigault Heyward and Major Gabriel Henry Manigault of South Carolina. The sitter has brown hair and a beard, and wears a black suit, white shirt and black bow tie. The base of an architectural column appears at the left. He would have been 30 year-old at the time this portrait was painted. Bounetheau was active in Charleston, and a popular teacher and miniature painter.
- Four Centuries of Miniature Painting from the Collections of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc. and A.J. Fink, Personally. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1958-1959.
Provenance Alice D. Barnwell, Charleston, South Carolina. Acquired by Abraham Jay Fink, Baltimore; A. J. Fink Foundation Inc., Baltimore; given to Walters Art Museum, 1963.
Inscriptions [Signed and dated] On reverse: Henry Brintnell Bounetheau - 1849 / Charleston, S.C.
Credit Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963
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