EDWARD HICKS | PORTRAIT OF ANDREW JACKSON
EDWARD HICKS | PORTRAIT OF ANDREW JACKSON
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EDWARD HICKS | PORTRAIT OF ANDREW JACKSON

Estimate: 120,000 - 180,000 USD

EDWARD HICKS | PORTRAIT OF ANDREW JACKSON

Estimate: 120,000 - 180,000 USD

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Description

EDWARD HICKS

1780 - 1849

PORTRAIT OF ANDREW JACKSON


oil on canvas laid on board

circa 1832

21 ½ by 19 ¾ in.

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Cataloguing

Provenance

By descent in the Hicks family;

Christie's New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Prints & Decoys, January 18, 2007, sale 1787, lot 280.

Exhibited

Newtown, Pennsylvania, Newtown 275th Anniversary, 1959;

Williamsburg, Virginia, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, Colonial Williamsburg, 1960;

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Edwards Hicks, His Peaceable Kingdoms and Other Paintings; also traveled to Denver, Colorado, Denver Art Museum, and Williamsburg, Virginia, The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, 1999-2000;

Kansas City, Missouri, Nelson Atkins Museum, long-term loan 1989-2006.

Literature

Leonardo L. Beans, The Life and Work of Edward Hicks (Trenton: L.L. Beans, 1951) p. 27;

Alice Ford, Edward Hicks, His Life and Art (New York: Abbeville Press, 1985), p. 184-185;

Alice Ford, Edward Hicks, The Painter of the Peaceable Kingdom (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1952) fig. 17, p. 146;

Eleanore Price Mather and Dorothy Canning Miller, Edward Hicks, His Peaceable Kingdoms and Other Paintings (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1983), p. 165;

Carolyn J. Weekley, The Kingdoms of Edward Hicks (Williamsburg: Harry N. Abrams, 1999), fig. 163, pp. 163-164, 219.

A New Dimension of Tradition: Important American Folk Art, Proceeds of the Sale to Benefit a New Folk Art Initiative at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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