WILLIAM MATTHEW PRIOR
(1806 - 1873)
THREE PORTRAITS: THE WOODS CHILDREN
oil on academy board
Largest 13 ½ by 9 ⅜ in.
each retain their original frame.
Jerome Blum, Lisbon, Connecticut;
Sotheby's New York, The American Folk Art Collection of Frank and Karen Miele, January 28, 1984, sale 5143, lot 8;
Skinner Inc., Bolton, Massachusetts, October 1989, lot 282;
Wayne Pratt Antiques, Woodbury, Connecticut;
Christie's New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver and Prints, January 21, 2005, sale 1474, lot 354;
Marguerite Riordan, Stonington, Connecticut.
New York, The Museum of American Folk Art and New-York Historical Society, Small Folk: A Celebration of Childhood in America, 1980-1981.
Sandra Brant and Elissa Cullman, Small Folk: A Celebration of Childhood in America, (New York: E.P. Dutton, 1980), p. 30, fig. 40.