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Title Henry Broughton Mazyck
Artist Fraser, Charles
Date 1826
Medium watercolor
Support ivory
Dimensions 2 1/8 x 1 3/4 inches
Signature CFraser 1826
Signature Location verso
Inscription NA
Credit line Bequest of Ms. Susan G. Mazyck
Accession Number 1938.011.0001
Collection Miniature
Sitter's dates (1806-1835)
Description A planter of Huguenot descent, Mazyck is associated with Fairlawn and Mulberry plantations. 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.

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 Mazyck
Figures
Portraits
man