unidentified sitter

Artist: Fraser, Charles
Date: ca. 1830

Regrettably, the identity of this young man is no longer known. The portrait appears to date to about 1830 when Fraser was busy with miniatures, often signed them with block letters, and was in complete control of his medium.


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: 1782 - 1860
  • Artist's Nationality: American
  • Medium: Watercolor
  • Support: Ivory
  • Dimensions: 4 3/8 X 3 1/8 Inches
  • Signature: Fraser
  • Signature Location: bottom right
  • Credit: Museum Purchase with funds provided by the Eliza Huger Kammerer Fund
  • Period: 19th century
  • Accession Number: 1980.010.0001
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