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Title John McPherson Pringle
Artist Fraser, Charles
Date 1834
Medium watercolor
Support ivory
Dimensions 3 7/8 x 3 1/8 inches
Signature C. Fraser/March 1834
Signature Location verso
Inscription NA
Credit line Museum Purchase with funds provided by the Victor Morawetz Fund
Accession Number 1936.007.0014
Collection Miniature
Exhibition Status Currently on view
Sitter's dates (1811-1837)
Description The son of James Reid Pringle, John McPherson Pringle was studying medicine in Paris when he contracted influenza and died. He's shown in fashionable dress with a wide black collar and cravat, making it an interesting likeness. Fraser charged $40 for this miniature in 1834, as listed in his account book.
Subjects Pringle
Image 001\1936.07.14.JPG