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.

Provenance:

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

Literature:

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.

Exhibited:

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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