Benjamin Stead, Jr.

Artist: Engleheart, George
Date: ca. 1795

One of three portaits listed in the account book, This miniature likely dates to either 1793 or 1797. It shows Stead with powdered hair, still fairly long and worn over his ears. The cool blue tones and emphasis on the large bright eyes are typical manifestations of Engleheart's style.


This text is adapted from Martha Severens "The Miniature Portrait Collection of the Carolina Art Association" published by the Carolina Art Association, 1984

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