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Ammi Phillips: Young Boy in Red with White Dog

Ammi Phillips: Young Boy in Red with White Dog

Portrait of Phillip Titus Heartt (1807-1879). A paper label previously attached to the reverse reads: “Phillip Titus Heartt son of Phillip Heartt and Deidamia Gazely born at ‘Mount Ida’ Troy March 20 1807 died October 13, 1879 This portrait was painted in 1815 at eight years of age”.

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~ ITEM DETAILS ~

Dimensions: Oil on canvas, 29 1/4" x 24 1/4"
Date / Circa: c. 1815
Maker / Origin: Unsigned, Attributed to Ammi Phillips, Troy, New York
Medium: Oil on canvas, 29 ¼" x 24 ¼" Contemporary period appropriate frame, 33 ¼" x 28 ¼"
Miscellaneous: Provenance: Francis Frost; Dean H. and Elizabeth E. Leith, Troy, NY; Bill Clerk, Chatham, NY; Olde Hope Antiques, Inc.; Private CA Collection. Recorded: Revisiting Ammi Phillips: Fifty Years of American Portraiture, p. 67

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