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Mr. Strong


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Bust-length three-quarter profile portrait of Mr. Strong, with brown hair, with one lock falling in center of forehead, wearing a black coat with velvet collar, upright pale yellow collar, white shirt and white stock. Woven hair on reverse. This miniature has been attributed to Charles Fraser, a painter of miniatures, portraits in oils, and landscapes. He spent most of his life in his native city of Charleston depicting its leading citizens. This miniature is not listed in his account book, nor being shown in the solo exhibition for Fraser held in 1857.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/15/1964Treatmentcleaned
6/01/1964Treatmentother
Exhibitions
  • 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 Havemeyer Collection; A.J. Fink, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; A.J. Fink Foundation, Baltimore, 1956, by gift; Walters Art Museum, 1963, by gift.
Inscriptions [Sticker] On reverse: 35; [Inscription] On reverse, in pencil: 35.
Credit Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963

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Period
ca. 1815
Medium
watercolor on ivory
(Miniatures)
Accession Number
38.451
Measurements
H without frame: 3 x W: 2 1/4 in. (7.62 x 5.72 cm); Framed H: 3 1/8 x W: 2 1/2 in. (7.94 x 6.35 cm)
Geographies
  • USA (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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