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Eugenie Simon

Artist:
Louis Antoine Collas (French, Bordeaux ca. 1775–after 1828)
Date:
1827
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
3 1/8 x 2 1/2 in. (7.9 x 6.3 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Honorable and Mrs. Max N. Berry Gift, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.520
Not on view
Eugénie Zerban (1803-1880) married Florent Édouard Simon, a lawyer, in 1823. The couple was living in St. Martinsville, Louisiana, when the portrait was painted.
Signature: [at lower left]: Collas/1827

Inscription: Inscribed in ink on backing card: Eugénie Simons / née Zerban peinte / á St. Martinville le / 6 Mars 1827, agée / de 23 ans.
Inscribed in graphite on same card: Eugénie Simons / [illegible]
Scratched on verso: 1827 agée de 23 ans; Eugénie Simon n juin 3d né(e) 3e [illegible]
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