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Francis Depau

Artist:
James Peale (American, Chestertown, Maryland 1749–1831 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date:
1802
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. (7.2 x 5.7 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Jacqueline L. Hammond, 1963
Accession Number:
63.182.1
Not on view
The donor identified the sitter, Francis Depau (1744-1836), as a New York City shipowner and merchant who later established the first line of packet ships between New York and Le Havre, France. Depau married Sylvie de Grasse, daughter of the comte de Grasse.
Signature: [on obverse, left center, scratched in]: I P/ 1802
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