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PROPERTY OF FRANK AND JUNE BARSALONA

Ammi Phillips (1788-1865)
PORTRAIT OF MARY MARGARET DEUEL
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PROPERTY OF FRANK AND JUNE BARSALONA

Ammi Phillips (1788-1865)
PORTRAIT OF MARY MARGARET DEUEL
Estimate
500,000700,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Ammi Phillips (1788-1865)
PORTRAIT OF MARY MARGARET DEUEL


The blue-eyed subject is seen full length seated on a patterned and fringed stool set upon red and green ingrain carpet against a dark red-brown background. Holding strawberries in both hands, she wears bright red shoes, a white dress trimmed with ribbons, and a double strand of coral beads.


oil on canvas
29 3/4 in. by 23 3/4 in.

painted circa 1829 in Dover Plains (Dutchess County, New York)


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Provenance

Robert W. Skinner Inc., October 29, 1982, Sale 852

Literature

Mary Black, Barbara C. and Lawrence B. Holdridge, Ammi Phillips: Portrait Painter, 1788-1865, (Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York, 1969) p. 48, no. 128

Catalogue Note

At the sitter's death in 1884, the painting was passed on as part of the household furnishings of the Bockee-Deuel farm in Bethe, New York to her sole surviving brother, Silas I. Deuel. Upon his death in 1908, it passed to his brother Pheonix N. Deuel's widow, Amelia C. Deuel. The painting passed to her daughter, Kathryn Deuel Duryea and Penelope Deuel Schryver. In 1966, the painting passed to her nephews, who owned it until 1882.

Important Americana

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New York