Ammon Buckley

Artist: Inman, Henry
Date: 1828

Inman's portrayal of Buckley exudes romanticism. The pose is striking and the sitter is enhanced by a vista into the landscape. The use of the fur-trimmed cape also adds considerable breadth to the figure which offsets the verticality of the oval.


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

  • Artist's Dates: 1801 - 1846
  • Artist's Nationality: American
  • Medium: Watercolor
  • Support: Ivory
  • Dimensions: 3 1/2 X 2 3/4 Inches
  • Signature: Inman 1828
  • Signature Location: bottom left
  • Credit: Museum Purchase with funds provided by the Eliza Huger Kammerer Fund
  • Period: 19th century
  • Accession Number: 1980.010.0002
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