John McPherson Pringle

Artist: Fraser, Charles
Date: 1834

The son of James Reid Pringle, John McPherson Pringle was studying medicine in Paris when he contracted influenza and died. He's shown in fashionable dress with a wide black collar and cravat, making it an interesting likeness. Fraser charged $40 for this miniature in 1834, as listed in his account book.

  • Artist's Dates: 1782 - 1860
  • Artist's Nationality: American
  • Medium: Watercolor
  • Support: Ivory
  • Dimensions: 3 7/8 X 3 1/8 Inches
  • Sitter's Dates: (1811-1837)
  • Signature: C. Fraser/March 1834
  • Signature Location: verso
  • Credit: Museum Purchase with funds provided by the Victor Morawetz Fund
  • Period: 19th century
  • Accession Number: 1936.007.0014

  • Charles Fraser's Book of Records

    This miniature is listed in the Charles Fraser's Book of Records.
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