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Self-Portrait (1796-1886); verso: sketch of a palette with brushes

Object Number: 
1942.550
Date: 
c. 1819
Medium: 
Graphite on paper with binding holes at left
Dimensions: 
Paper: 3 7/16 x 2 13/16 in. (8.7 x 7.1 cm), irregular
Inscriptions: 
Signed along lower edge in graphite: "A.B. Durand Esqr."
Description: 
Self-portrait
Gallery Label: 
This is one of the artist's earliest attempts at portraiture, other than engravings after other artists.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Nora Durand Woodman
Provenance: 
Descent through the artist's family
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group