Portrait of Paul Revere

(Profile Portrait, with Gray Hair)

1800
Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin (American (born in France), 1770–1852)


Dimensions

Sheet: 51.4 x 36.2 cm (20 1/4 x 14 1/4 in.) Framed: 63.5 x 49.5 cm (25 x 19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

47.1055

Medium or Technique

Black and white chalk, on pink prepared paper; black mount

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Written on frame: Portrait of Paul Revere. CBJ Saint Memin, 1770-1852. Gift of Priscella Riddle Knight, great,great, great granddaughter of Paul Revere.

Provenance

Mrs. Walter Knight (nee Priscilla Riddle, great-great-great granddaughter of Paul Revere), Cambridge, MA; gift to MFA, May 8, 1947.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter Knight