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Title William Joyner
Artist Clorivière, Joseph-Pierre Picot de Limoelan de
Date 1807
Medium watercolor
Support ivory
Dimensions 2 1/2 x 2 1/8 inches
Signature P. de Cloriviere. 1807.
Signature Location center right
Inscription NA
Credit line Gift of Mrs. Ridgely Hunt
Accession Number 1942.014.0001
Collection Miniature
Exhibition Status Currently on view
Description Joyner emigrated in the early 1800s from Bristol, England and settled in Beaufort. With its careful delineation of hair and clothing, Joyners portrait is typical of Cloriviere's work. Usually the artist posed his sitters frontally, as here, suggesting his reluctance to accept the challenges of foreshortening and shadowing.

This text is adapted from Martha Severens "The Miniature Portrait Collection of the Carolina Art Association" published by the Carolina Art Association, 1984
Subjects Joyner
Image 002\1942.14.01.JPG