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Asher B. Durand (1796–1886)

Object Name: Relief
Date: 1840-1841
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Medium: Shell, gold
Dimensions: Overall: 2 x 1 3/4 x 1/2 in. (5.1 x 4.4 x 1.3 cm)
Place made: Europe, Italy, Rome
Description: Cameo brooch in gold bezel, hinge pin and hook attachments on back (pin missing); bust in profile, rinceau design around bezel and frame.
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number: 1933.52
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"The World of Asher B. Durand: The Artist in Antebellum New York," New-York Historical Society, March 13–September 30, 2007.