|Creator:||Jocelyn, Nathaniel, 1796-1881|
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Nathaniel Jocelyn (1796-1881), American painter and engraver, born and died in New Haven, Connecticut.
Gift of John Hill Morgan, 1939.
Caption title: Stewart's Pallet August 1823.
Accompanied by a typed letter, signed (October 13, 1939), from John Hill Morgan to Yale University librarian Bernard Knollenberg giving the provenance of the manuscript.
Nathaniel Jocelyn's autograph manuscript description of the mahogany palette used by the American portrait painter Gilbert Stuart based on Jocelyn's visit with Stuart in August 1823. The description includes a list of the colors used by Stuart, notes on Stuart's techniques for portraying hair and skin tones, and diagrams for comparing the palettes of Stuart and the painter Washington Allston; Jocelyn also records Allston's comments on Stuart's palette.
1 item (4 p.) ; 21 cm
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