The Betrothed, Folio no. 2 in the John Ludlow Morton Album

Object Number: 
1944.366
Date: 
1826
Medium: 
Brown ink and wash on paper, bound into album
Dimensions: 
8 1/8 x 7 1/4 in.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at middle left in brown ink: "Inman del. 1826."; below at center: "'I heard a distant sound' said Eveline, -- 'I thought / I heard it -- hark!, it comes again' -- / Page 79 of the Betrothed. / Tales of the Crusaders."
Description: 
Genre
Gallery Label: 
This portrait is attributed to Henry Inman on stylistic grounds; the date is assigned on the basis of the design of the coat and because Inman at the time was executing similar small portraits.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Emily Ellison Post
Provenance: 
John Ludlow Morton, New York City; Harriet E. Morton Ellison; Emily Ellison Post, Jackson Heights, New York City
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group