|Title||Mrs. Henry Broughton Mazyck (Susan Doughty Gaillard)|
|Dimensions||3 7/8 x 3 1/4 inches|
|Signature Location||bottom right|
|Inscription||C Fraser pinxit Charleston SC June 1826|
|Credit line||Bequest of Ms. Susan G. Mazyck|
Both Mazyck and his wife were painted in 1826, Fraser receiving $30 for his portrait in the smaller locket size, and $40 for hers. The size discrepancy may be explained by the fact that his likeness was intended to be worn by her. Stylistically, both are freshly rendered, showing Fraser in complete command of the stippling technique. The blue tones of both also harmonize.
This text is adapted from Martha Severens "The Miniature Portrait Collection of the Carolina Art Association" published by the Carolina Art Association, 1984