PORTRAIT MINIATURE OF A GENTLEMAN IDENTIFIED AS “CAPTAIN BAINBRIDGE,” DATED 1817.Est. $1,200-$1,600
Sold: $720 ($600)
This portrait would have been painted at the time Bainbridge was stationed at the Charlestown Naval Shipyard. Watercolor on ivory, 1 ¾ x 1 ½ inches. Initialed “S D.E.” and dated 1817, l.r. In an oval brass pendant case. Sitter identified on old string tag. Note: For a documented miniature of Commodore Bainbridge descended in his family, see lot 291 in this sale.