J. Doane, Jr.
Watercolor, graphite on paper, and black ink on card
Overall: 6 1/8 x 4 1/4 in. ( 15.6 x 10.8 cm )
inscriptions: "J. Doane, Jr." signature: "H. Inman" inscription: pencil: "Loaned by Mrs. John Hill Morgan"
Signed at lower right in brown watercolor: "H. Inman"; verso inscribed at center in brown ink: "J. Doane. Jr"
The identity of this man remains unknown. There was a "Doane, John, combmaker," listed in the New York City Directories for the years 1826 to 1831--a period when Inman had his studio in New York.
Gift of the Hon. and Mrs. William Middendorf II
Van Cortlandt Museum
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