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

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    • View of Jackson Square and Cathedral

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    • View of Jackson Square showing the statue of Andrew Jackson, the Cabildo, Presbytere, and Saint Louis Cathedral.
    • Oil on canvas
    • Florian Schaffter

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    • Oval half-length portrait of a middle-aged man, shown in three-quarter view facing right. He has brown eyes and brown hair parted on his right. He wears a black dress coat, weskit, and slacks. He wears a white shirt with rounded collar, black tie...
    • photoprint with watercolor and white ink
    • Annie Valentine Sincer [Hyde]

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    • Oval half-length portrait of Annie Valentine Sincer. She leans her crossed arms on the back of a chair back upholstered in red fabric. She wears a long-sleeved green dress with fitted bodice trimmed with pleated inset bordered by a ruffle,...
    • Oil on canvas
    • Allegory of the Americas

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    • Peruvian allegorical painting depicting an Indian woman wearing a feather headdress and feather girdle, and holding a green-headed parrot on her left arm. At her right is a cornucopia filled with fruit and coins, together with an alligator and a...
    • Oil on canvas
    • Louise Schaffter, neé Boll

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    • Oval half-length portrait of a middle aged woman shown in three-quarter view and facing right. Her centrally-parted brown hair is worn pulled back with corkscrews on her left side. She wears along sleeved black dress, fitted at the waist, with full...
    • photoprint with watercolor and white ink
    • 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
    • Perpetual Calendar

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    • View of a street corner with Creole Cottages and a church and steeple. The bottom right corner of the piece is a perpetual calendar running from 1800-2000, with instructions on reading the calendar
    • Oil on canvas
    • Jean-Baptiste le Moyne, sieur de Bienville

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    • Half-length portrait of Bienville. He is shown in three-quarter view facing right. He wears a powdered wig, cuirass with red leather belt, red velvet pickadils, white collar, lace bow and cuffs. Affixed to the pickadil is a medal of the Order of...
    • Oil on canvas
    • Saint Charles Hotel in Flames

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    • View of the first Saint Charles Hotel, designed and built by Gallier and Dakin, 1834-1837. The building is on fire, with the crumbling dome and roof engulfed in flames. A group of onlookers are at bottom left, and a fireman enters the building via...
    • Oil on canvas
    • Joseph Jefferson as Young Rip Van Winkle

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    • Full-length portrait of the actor Joseph Jefferson posing in costume as Rip Van Winkle, one of his most famous roles. He sits on a drop leaf table with one foot on a stool, holding a glass of beer aloft.
    • Oil on canvas
    • St. Roch Chapel

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    • View of St. Roch Chapel, located at 1725 St. Roch Avenue, which was designed by Reverend Father Peter Leonard Thevis and built in 1875; a white picket fence and the cemetery are visible in the background.
    • Watercolor
    • 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
    • Fort Jackson on the Mississippi

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    • Birdseye view of Fort Jackson, on the west bank of the Mississippi River, near Triumph, Louisiana. Visable are the fortification, surrounding countryside, and vessels on the River.
    • Oil on canvas
    • Ambler family coat-of-arms

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    • Ambler family coat-of-arms with motto "Fortune favors the bold and repulses the timid" in Latin across a banner below.
    • Watercolor
    • William R. Lyman

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    • Half-length portrait of a young Confederate military officer. He gazes directly at the viewer with his right arm resting on his sword.
    • Oil on canvas
    • Miniature painting of a gentleman

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    • Miniature oval painted portrait of a gentleman with inscription and monogram en verso, Samuel Isaac Baldwin, age 28.
    • Miniature painting
    • Baron de Ste. Gême(?)

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    • Half-length portrait of a man in three-quarter view facing right. He wears a powdered wig, an armored breast plate underneath his coat, and a tricorn hat under his arm. Affixed to his lapel is a medal with red ribbon.
    • Oil on canvas
    • Gabriella Ambler Pecquet

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    • Portrait of Gabriella Ambler Pecquet (1854-1856), depicted as an angel.
    • Watercolor

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