Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Title Henry Faber
Artist Fraser, Charles
Date 1837
Medium watercolor
Support ivory
Dimensions 3 3/4 x 3 1/8 inches
Signature C Fraser fecit/ Charleston S.C./ November 1837
Signature Location verso
Inscription NA
Credit line Gift of Isabel Bowen Heyward
Accession Number 1923.004.0001
Collection Miniature
Sitter's dates (ca. 1822-1859)
Description Faber was a lawyer and planter who lived near Adams Run, SC. Small details such as the shirt pin and the white edges of the sitter's collar display Fraser's mastery of miniature portraiture. For 1837 Mr. Joseph Faber is listed in the account book. Either Fraser incorrectly entered the name of the sitter or the identity of the sitter is mistaken.

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 Faber
Figures
Portraits
man
Image 001\1923.04.01.JPG