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Browsing items in: Painting in Louisiana from the Historic New Orleans Collection

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    • Portrait of Madame Celeste de Lavillebeuvre

    • Salazar y Mendoza, José Francisco Xavier de, ca. 1750-1802
    • Three-quarter portrait of a young woman shown facing right against a dark ochre-brown ground. She is seated in a wooden side chair with green velvet upholstered back. She wears an écru satin dress trimmed with lace at the scooped neckline and at...
    • Oil on canvas
    • Portrait of a Gentleman

    • Salazar y Mendoza, José Francisco Xavier de, ca. 1750-1802
    • Half-length portrait of a young gentleman. He stands staring directly at the viewer with his hands on his hips. Either his hair is powdered or he wears a white wig. He is dressed in a dark brown coat, white waistcoat, and white shirt with elaborate...
    • Oil on canvas
    • Two Creole Children

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    • Full length portrait of two seated female children wearing dresses.
    • Oil on canvas
    • Ethiopian Bishop, Moses

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    • View of a black man dressed in monk's robe, seated beneath a tree at a low table. He has bare feet. He holds in his hands an open book to a page reading: Non Coronabitur nisi qui legitime certaverit. His body is turned in three-quarter view facing...
    • Oil on canvas
    • Joseph Jefferson as Old Rip Van Winkle

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    • Full-length portrait of actor Joseph Jefferson dressed as his famous character Rip Van Winkle. He wears tattered clothing and long, white hair and beard.
    • Oil on canvas
    • Beached sailboat

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    • View of a beached sailboat sans sail in front of palm trees on a river. Shows a bridge and a deck in the background, to the left are two children walking on a dirt road.
    • Watercolor
    • Miniature painting of a profile of young boy

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    • Miniature painting of a young boy in profile, facing left. The boy has short hair and is wearing a high-collared jacket with epaulettes on the shoulders. The painting is on a round faceted crystal attached to a green velvet frame.
    • Round faceted crystal on velvet
    • Moses Greenwood

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    • Half-length portrait of a seated blond man. He wears a dark coat, buff waistcoat, and white shirt with high collar.
    • Oil on canvas
    • Profile of military gentleman

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    • Miniature painting of a military man in profile, facing left. The man has long hair pulled back by a ribbon and is wearing a military jacket with epaulettes on the shoulder and medals on his chest. The painting is on a round faceted crystal on a...
    • Round crystal on velvet, fabric frame
    • Adeline Ayres Greenwood

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    • Portrait of a seated, elegantly dressed woman (Adeline Ayres Greenwood). She wears a diaphanous, lace shawl and an elaborate hairstyle.
    • Oil on canvas
    • A View of New Orleans taken from the plantation of Marigny

    • Boqueta de Woiseri, John L.
    • New Orleans port scene looking up the Mississippi River across Marigny and the Vieux Carré. The Marigny plantation garden and sawmill with stacked lumber are in foreground. People walk along the streets and animals graze. Many ships are docked at...
    • Aquatint with etching and watercolor
    • Corsair Alligator

    • Roussel, C.
    • View of a U.S. privateer, rigged as a barque, flying both a large red ensign and an American flag. The caption notes the Alligator carried 16 guns and was commanded by Sam Griggs; its home port was New Orleans. This is not the sloop USS Alligator...
    • Watercolor
    • Plan of the Mobile Point with the Barracks Project'd

    • Lafon, Barthélémy, 1769-1820
    • Plan with profile showing Fort Bowyer on Mobile Point. Shown are soldiers' barracks, officers' quarters, hospital, store, quartermaster store, butler's store, bakerhouse, and old store.
    • Ink and watercolor on paper mounted on paper
    • View of the Balise, Plan of the Mouths of Mississipi

    • Lafon, Barthélémy, 1769-1820
    • Plan of the mouths of the Mississippi River, showing fortifications, obstructions, and navigable passages. A view of the Balize buildings and fort is above the plan.
    • Ink and watercolor
    • Plan of the English Turn

    • Lafon, Barthélémy, 1769-1820
    • Map of the section of the Mississippi River called English Turn. Shown also are the locations of fortifications, plantations, and other buildings.
    • Ink and watercolor
    • Capture of American gun vessels off New Orleans December 1814

    • Hole, William, b. 1792
    • View of 5 American gunboats containing about 170 sailors commanded by Lieutenant Thomas Ap Catesby Jones surrounded by 33 British barges and sloops with around 1,000 men commanded by Captain Nicholas Lockyer. Scene depicts the Battle of Lake Borgne...
    • Watercolor with ink on wove paper

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