Portrait of Elizabeth Wise Chandler (SOLD)

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Joshua Johnson portrait woman



Attributed to Joshua Johnson (c. 1763-1832), Baltimore, Maryland

c. 1820

oil on artist's board

20" x 14"

Provenance: Ann Elizabeth (Chandler) Bandel (1817-1900), daughter of sitter; Mary Elizabeth (Bandel) Hakesley (1837-1932), daughter; Grace (Hakesley) Bryn (1874-1957), daughter; Private Collection; sold, Freeman’s, 20 November 2010, lot 41

ExhibitionBaltimore, Maryland, Maryland Historical Society, and traveling, “Joshua Johnson: Freeman and Early American Portrait Painter,” 26 September – 3 January 1988.

Literature: Carolyn Weekley and Stiles Colwill, eds., Joshua Johnson: Freeman and Early American Portrait Painter (1987), pp. 164-165, cat. no. 82; Philip Wingard, “From Baltimore to the South Carolina Backcountry: Thomas Chandler’s Influence on 19th-Century Stoneware,” Ceramics in America 2013, Robert Hunter, ed., p. 40, fig.3.

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