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Title Benjamin Stead, Jr.
Artist Engleheart, George
Date ca. 1795
Medium watercolor
Support ivory
Dimensions 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 inches
Signature NA
Inscription NA
Credit line Museum Purchase
Accession Number 1939.004.0009
Collection Miniature
Exhibition Status Currently on view
Description One of three portaits listed in the account book, This miniature likely dates to either 1793 or 1797. It shows Stead with powdered hair, still fairly long and worn over his ears. The cool blue tones and emphasis on the large bright eyes are typical manifestations of Engleheart's style.

This text is adapted from Martha Severens "The Miniature Portrait Collection of the Carolina Art Association" published by the Carolina Art Association, 1984
Subjects Stead
Image 002\1939.04.09.JPG