Drawing (Watercolor drawing)

  • Title:

    Osage Warrior

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Creator (Role):

    Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin (Artist)

  • Place of Origin:

    Washington, District of Columbia, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1806-1807

  • Materials:

    Watercolor; Graphite; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand colored, Physiognotrace

  • Museum Object Number:

    1954.0019.003


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1954.0019.003

Object Name

Drawing (Watercolor drawing)

Title

Osage Warrior

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin (Artist)
03/12/1770-06/23/1852
References: Ellen G. Miles, Sain-Memin/ and the Neoclassical Profile Portrait in America (Washington, D.C.: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Insitution Press, 1994).

Place of Origin

Washington, District of Columbia, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1806-1807

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Signature; Bottom left; S\t. Memin fecit

Subjects

Portrait; Native American; American Indian

Materials

Watercolor; Graphite; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Drawn, Hand colored, Physiognotrace

Dimensions (inches)

7.2 (H) , 6.4 (W) , 6.8 (Image H) , 3.6 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

18.3 (H) , 16.2 (W) , 6.8 (Image H) , 3.6 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at right. W at bottom.

Watermark

none

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Richardson, Edgar P. 1986 American Paintings and Related Pictures in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published as cat. no. 50, pp. 98-99.
[Book] Miles, Ellen G. 1994 Saint-Mémin and the Neoclassical Profile Portrait in America.
Published as "Osage Warrior II", cat. no. 636, pp. 366-7, and fig. 7-27, p. 155.
[Article] Miles, Ellen G. 1988 Saint-Mémin's Portrait of American Indians, 1804-1807. American Art Journal. 20 (4): 2-33.
Published on p. 20.
[Book] Fales, Martha Gandy. 1973 Early American Silver.
Published: fig. no. 172a, p. 186.
[Article] Rademacher, Cay. 2014 Pfad Der Tranen (Trail of Tears). Geo Epoche. 2014 (August): 40-53.
Article in german-language magazine about artworks depicting the trail of tears.
[Article] Cleary, Patricia. 2014 Fashion on the Frontier: Clothing Choices and Cultural Identities in Colonial St. Louis. Gateway. 34: 21-29.
Published: p. 28
[Chapter] Truettner, William. Picturing the Murder of Jane McCrea: A Critical Moment in Transatlantic Romanticism [Book] Hemingway, Andrew. Transatlantic Romanticism: British and American Art and Literature, 1790-1860. 229-258.

[Book] Fausz, J. Frederick. 2014 Historic St. Louis. 312.