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Portrait of a Gentleman

Artist:
Henry Benbridge (American, Philadelphia 1743–1812 Philadelphia)
Date:
ca. 1780
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
1 1/2 x 1 in. (3.9 x 2.5 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of J. William Middendorf II, 1968
Accession Number:
68.222.21
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 754
Inscription: Inscribed in hair pigment on verso, on ivory: LOVE & FRIENDSHIP [above emblems of love and friendship in hair pigment, chopped hair, gilded chopped hair, and gold-colored metal]
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