Portrait of a Young Boy and His Dog: Possibly James Lee Harrison

Susan Waters folk portrait Susan Waters folk portrait

Susan Waters folk portrait



Attributed to Susan Waters (1823-1900), Probably New York State or Pennsylvania

c. 1845

Oil on canvas

42” x 30”; in a period frame, 48 ½” x 37 ¼”

Provenance: Collection of Peter Tillou

Exhibition: Storrs, Connecticut, The William Benton Museum of Art, and traveling, “Nineteenth-Century Folk Painting: Our Spirited National Heritage,” 23 April 1973 – 1974.

Literature: Tillou, Nineteenth-Century Folk Painting: Our Spirited National Heritage (1973), p. 178, fig. no. 126.

 

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