MINIATURE PROFILE PORTRAIT OF GOUVERNEUR MORRIS OF NEW YORK, BY GILLES-LOUIS CHRETIEN, PARIS, 1789.Est. $150-$250
Sold: $360 ($300)
After a drawing by Edme Quenedey. Engraving on paper, 2 x 2 inches, sight. In an oval mat, inscribed on the reverse “Gouverneur Morris/ 1st/ New York.”
Literature: Discussed and illustrated in Ellen G. Miles, “Saint-Memin and the Neoclassical Profile Portrait in America,” 1994, pp. 44-45, fig. 2-20.