pair American folk portraits
Attributed to Joseph Stone (1774-1815), Massachusetts
Oil on heavy paper
27” x 18”; in the original carved and painted frames
Depicting Captain and Mrs. (Mary Jarvis) Phineas Stone
Provenance: by descent in the family to Mrs. Whitney Snow Stoddard; Northeast Auctions, March 2004; Stephen Corrigan; Private Collection.
Exhibited: Williamstown, MA, Williams College Museum of Art, “Two Hundred Years of American Art” (alumni loan exhibition), 1993.
Literature: A. Kern, “Painter of the Almond-Shaped Eyes,” Antiques & Fine Art, Vol. XIII, Issue 1 (Winter/ Spring 2014), pp. 249, 251, illus. p. 252.