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Felix Thomas Sharples (1776 - 1850)
PORTRAIT OF ABRAHAM S. EGERTON (1786-1826), CABINETMAKER OF NEW YORK CITY
in the original glass and frame.
Pastel on paper
9 1/4 by 7 1/4 in.
1811
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Provenance

Stanley A. Sax;
Collection of Mrs. J. Amory Haskell, Red Bank, New Jersey.

Exhibited

Freehold, New Jersey, Monmouth County Historical Association, Freehold, New Jersey, long-term loan, 1928-1944.

Catalogue Note

Felix Thomas Sharples was the son of James Sharles (c. 1751-1811) by his second wife.  He studied portraiture under his father and began his independent career in 1806 when he came to American for the second time.

Abraham S. Egerton was a working cabinetmaker in New York City (1811-1828). He was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, circa 1786 and died in New York City in 1826.

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New York