Ammi Phillips: Pair of Portraits of a Lady and a Gentleman

 

 

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Ammi Phillips (1788-1865) Middletown, Orange County, NY

c. 1824

Oil on canvas

30” x 24” in modern carved and gilded frames, 38” x 32”

Original strainers available. Scattered minor in-painting.

Pauline Darling Denton and Samuel Denton (1794-after 1881)

Provenance: Mr. Samuel Denton, sitter; George L. Denton, son; Pauline Denton Swayze, daughter of George Denton; Charles Swayze, son of Pauline; John Patterson Luft, by purchase from Swayze estate; Robert P. White, by purchase from Luft estate; private Philadelphia collection.

Illustrated: Allaway, My People: The Works of Ammi Phillips, Vol. 1, 131 & 132; Vol. 2, p. 40.

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