Early American Portrait Painters in Miniature

Early American Portrait Painters in Miniature

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...visits to the South during the winter, particularly to New Orleans. In 1822 they were in Boston together--it was Inman's last year of apprenticeship. In 1830 Jarvis's name appears in the New Orleans directory, and his stay in the city at that time must have been longer than usual. A great conversationalist he associated with such men as Irving, Van Wyke and Verplank but in his latter years sank into obscurity. He died in extreme poverty at the house of his sister Mrs. Childs. Jarvis's portraits are of great merit and he was one of the first to make an artistic study of anatomy in this country. He worked with great rapidity and with the assistance of Inman sometimes finished a portrait in a day. 1. Portrait of the Artist's sister. Rhode Island School of Design. Jarvis--Continued: 89 2. Portrait of a Man. 3x2 Oval. Signed: "Jarvis 1809." Metropolitan Museum. 3. Miss Anderson. 3 x 2 f . Oval. Mr. Du Puy, Pittsburgh. 4. Christopher Colles, (1738-1821). Oil. 12x10. N. Y. Historical Society. JOCELYN, Nathaniel b. January 31, 1796, New Haven, Conn.; d. there January 13, 1881. Engraver and portrait painter in miniature and oils. Nathaniel Jocelyn started to study drawing in 1815. In 1817 he was associated with Tisdale, Danforth and Willard in the Hartford Bank Note Company, and later, with Danforth, practically founded the National Bank Note Company. In 1820 he practiced his art in Savannah. He visited London during 1829 and 1830 with S. F. B. Morse. He worked for a time in New York and became an Academician in 1846. The latter part of his life he spent in New Haven, where he had a studio in the Yale Art Building. 1. Charles M. Pope. Mrs. J. M. Etting, Pa., 1898. JONES, William F. Flourished 1847-1849, Philadelphia. Miniature painter. 1....show more

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