Portrait of the "Savant" on Board the "Eurydice"

Object Number: 
1953.257
Date: 
1816
Medium: 
Watercolor and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 3 3/8 in. ( 12.7 x 8.6 cm ) mat: 14 x 11 in. ( 35.6 x 27.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower, brown ink: "Le Savant de L'Eurydice qui croit/que l'Eau du Canal de Behama/est bouillante"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed below oval in brown: ""Le Savant de L'Eurydice qui croit / que L'Eau du Canal de Bahama / ess Couillante."
Description: 
Portrait
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Provenance: 
De Neuville family, France; E. De Vries, Paris, 1928; Columbia University Press Book Store, NYC, 1929; Old Print Shop, NYC, 1953
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group