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Professional Portraitist

Two works by artist Henrietta Johnston, the first professional female portraitist in the English colonies, illustrate the fashions and values of the eighteenth-century colonies.

Pierre Bacot

Henrietta Johnston, Pierre Bacot, ca. 1708-1710. Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Mrs. Pierre Bacot (Marianne Fleur Du Gue)

Henrietta Johnston, Mrs. Pierre Bacot (Marianne Fleur Du Gue), ca. 1708-1710. Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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