Portrait of Mary Hoyt - Ammi Phillips

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Portrait of Mary Hoyt - Ammi Phillips

Portrait of Mary Hoyt, oil on canvas, painted by Ammi Phillips, (1788-1865), circa 1836, possibly in Newburgh, NY.

The painting is in very good condition, having been professionally cleaned and conserved. It has been relined with only minor inpainting.


R. Hatfield Ellsworth, Dealer, Salisbury, Ct., Connecticut Antiques Show, 1959

Fred Johnson, Dealer, Kingston, NY

Mr. & Mrs. Larry Holdridge, Baltimore, MD

Christie’s, New York


Barbara and Larry Holdridge, "Ammi Phillips, 1788-1865," Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin (October 1965), #78.

____________, Ammi Phillips, Portrait Painter, 1788-1865 (New York, 1969), catalogue #190, pp. 34 and 50.

Hollander and Fertig, et al., Revisiting Ammi Phillips: Fifty Years of American Portraiture (New York, 1994), p. 68.


Museum of American Folk Art, New York City;

Albany Institute of History and Art, "Ammi Phillips, Portrait Painter, 1788-1865," 14 October - 1 December 1968; 9 December 1968 - 7 January 1969, Albany, NY

Dimensions: 33½” x 38¾”; Viewed Area: 27” x 32¼”

Item No. 170122

Price: $18,000.

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