1780 - 1849
PORTRAIT OF ANDREW JACKSON
oil on canvas laid on board
21 ½ by 19 ¾ in.
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.
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.
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.