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18TH-CENTURY CAPE BRETON ISLAND 

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"Painted by I. Acuer (sic), Oct. 1826, Halifax, N. S." signed  [John Edward Acres]

"Painted by JE Acres, Oct. 1826, Halifax, N. S."
 

Bust of Young Man, (painting).

Artist: Acres, John Edward, painter.
Title: Bust of Young Man, (painting).
Dates: 1826.
Medium: Watercolor on paper.
Dimensions: 4 1/4 x 3 5/8 in. (10.8 x 9.2 cm).
Inscription: Painted by I. Acuer (sic), Oct. 1826, Halifax, N. S. signed
Subject: Portrait male -- Unidentified -- Bust
Primitive
Object Type: Miniature
Painting
Owner: Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, Massachusetts 01566 Accession Number: 20.27.9
Provenance: Acquired from Burrows, Walter, Rockland, Massachusetts Aug. 1, 1942.
References: Owner, 1974: Registration Records.
Old Sturbridge Village, 1990.
Note: The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Repository: Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture, Smithsonian American Art Museum, P.O. Box 37012, MRC 970, Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
Control Number: IAP 23090246

http://siris-artinventories.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?uri=full=3100001~!271333!0#focus

20.27.9 Bust of young man painted on paper 3/4 left. No background. Light brown hair brushed forward, blue eyes. High white stock, white shirt and vest. High collared blue coat with white buttons. Written in ink on back: "Painted by JE Acres, Oct. 1826, Halifax, N. S." see Bolton, E. A. Portrait Painters in Miniature for Listing on John Edward Acres w.1815-1826. Dimensions 4 1/4" x 3 5/8" We purchased it in Rockland, MA in 1942.

Additional Info supplied by Tom Kelleher, curator of historic trades. Old Sturbridge Village, December 14, 2008 in response to a request I made on the same date. This all the info they have to date, and OSV will send me an image in the future when one becomes available.

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