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Mrs. Pierre Toussaint (ca. 1786-1851)
Date: ca. 1825
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Medium: Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. ( 8.3 x 6.7 cm )
Place made: North America, U.S.A., New York
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Georgina Schuyler
Object Number: 1920.5
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Juliette Noel was married to Pierre Toussaint in 1811. She was the daughter of a nurse in a French family, and Toussaint purchased her freedom when she was fifteen.

Exhibitions:

THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, New York, 11/20/90- 2/10/91, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, Washington, 3/29/91-6/16/91, ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, Illinois, 9/1/91-11/19/91 "Tokens of Affection: The Portrait Miniature in America"

"Slavery in New York," New-York Historical Society, October 17, 2005-March 5, 2006.