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Title Samuel Mayrant
Artist Fraser, Charles
Date 1834 or 1839
Medium watercolor
Support ivory
Dimensions 3 7/8 x 3 1/4 inches
Signature NA
Inscription NA
Credit line Gift of Mr. Jasper Adams Campbell, Jr.
Accession Number 1943.003.0001
Collection Miniature
Sitter's dates (1806-1872)
Description The son of Mrs. William Mayrant, Mayrant became an attorney and resided in Sumter, SC. Myrant's miniature is typical of Fraser's work of the 1830s, in which the light background contrasts with the dark clothing of the sitters. Fraser recorded a portrait of a Mr. Mayrant in 1834 and 1839; it is not certain which date applies to this miniature.

Notes:
This text is adapted from Martha Severens "The Miniature Portrait Collection of the Carolina Art Association" published by the Carolina Art Association, 1984
Subjects Mayrant
Figures
Portraits
man