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Gilbert Stuart (1755 - 1828)
MR. AND MRS. EDWARD TUCKERMAN: A PAIR OF PORTRAITS
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 60,000 USD
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2179
Gilbert Stuart (1755 - 1828)
MR. AND MRS. EDWARD TUCKERMAN: A PAIR OF PORTRAITS
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 60,000 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

The Highly Important Americana Collection of George S. Parker II from the Caxambas Foundation

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Gilbert Stuart (1755 - 1828)
MR. AND MRS. EDWARD TUCKERMAN: A PAIR OF PORTRAITS

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Orton Clark;
Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts;
An Eastern Foundation;
Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, Prints, Folk Art and Decorative Arts, January 18, 1992, sale 7398, lot 346;
Alan Miller, Quakertown, Pennsylvania.

Exhibited

Boston, Massachusetts, Boston Athenaeum, Exhibition of Portraits, Painted by the Late Gilbert Stuart, Esq., August 1828, nos. 125, 142;
San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor.

Literature

George Mason, The Life and Works of Gilbert Stuart, New York, 1879, p. 272;
Lawrence Park, Gilbert Stuart, New York, 1926, vol. II, nos. 855, 856, pp. 768-70, illustrated vol. IV, pp. 534-35;
George Parker, “Merchants and Planters: American Portraits of the Colonial Period and the Early Republic,” Wisconsin Academy Review: A Journal of Wisconsin Culture, vol. 43, no. 4, Fall 1997, pp. 28-29, illustrated.

Catalogue Note

Edward Tuckerman (1775-1843) was the son of Edward and Elizabeth (Harris) Tuckerman of Boston. He became a shipping merchant and one of the founders of the first savings bank in New England. His first wife Hannah Parkman, depicted here, daughter of Samuel and Sarah Parkman, was born in 1777 in Boston and died in 1814. Edward Tuckerman remarried in 1817 to Sophia May. 

The Highly Important Americana Collection of George S. Parker II from the Caxambas Foundation

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New York