Oval pencil sketch (landscape) by Charlotte Bonaparte (1802-1839), daughter of Joseph Bonaparte. Signed "C. 1823" and inscribed: "20 Juillet 1833 / un Souvenir / de Joseph Bonaparte / a son ami Short / Peintre par/ Charlotte [?] fi." Also a later inscription: "20th July 1833, A Souvenir / of Joseph Bonaparte / to his friend Wm. Short / Drawn by my daughter / Charlotte. / C.W.S. / Jan. 1850." Set into a rectangular wooden frame 6 1/2" x 5 1/2".
4.25" x 3.5" oval
Graphite on wove paper
Is Part Of
Bonaparte Collection, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia
Gift of Mrs. E. Alban Watson
Charlotte Bonaparte, “Landscape sketch,” Bonaparte Collection, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, Joseph Bonaparte in America, accessed January 26, 2022, https://www.josephbonaparteinamerica.org/items/show/4.