Sarah Perkins (1771 - 1831)
MAJOR ANDREW BILLINGS
oil on canvas
Height 30 1/2 by Width 24 in.
Maze Pottinger Antiques, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan;
Mr. and Mrs. William E. Wiltshire III; Sotheby's New York, April 30, 1981, sale 4593, lot 62;
Mr. and Mrs. Albert B. Earl;
Christie's New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art and Decorative Arts, January 21, 1989, sale 6742, lot 383.
The Virginia Museum, Richmond, Virginia, American Folk Paintings: Selections from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Wiltshire III, November 1977-June 1979;
American Federation of Arts, New York, American Folk Paintings: Selections from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Wiltshire III, No. 2;
Yorktown, Virginia Bicentennial Commission, Patriotic Folk Art, November 1979-March 1980.
Colleen Heslip and Helen Kellogg, "The Beardsley Limner Identified as Sarah Perkins," Antiques, September 1984, pp. 548-565, pl. IV.