Francis Depau

James Peale American

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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.

Francis Depau, James Peale (American, Chestertown, Maryland 1749–1831 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), Watercolor on ivory, American

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