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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
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