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Portrait of Mrs. Thomas Chandler (SOLD)

Portrait of Mrs. Thomas Chandler (SOLD)

This is the only known oil on paper portrait attributed to Joshua Johnson.

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Dimensions: Oil on paper 20 x 14 inches. Contemporary frame 24 x 18 inches.
Date / Circa: Circa 1820-25
Maker / Origin: Attributed to Joshua Johnson (active 1796-1824), Baltimore, Maryland
Medium: Oil on paper mounted on board.
Miscellaneous: Provenance: By descent in the sitter's family to Freeman's Auction, Philadelphia. Illustrated:Weekley and Colwill, Joshua Johnson Freeman and Early American Portrait Painter, Fig. 82, pgs. 164-165. Exhibited: Maryland Historical Society, 1987. "Faces in the Parlor, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Portraits from Vermont Collections, February 12-August 13, 1989, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont. See catalog, p.2.

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