American, New England (1788-1865)
Portrait of Emily Minor Fox
Connecticut, ca. 1836-1845. Oil on canvas.
33 1/2″ x 27 1/2″
Fine condition, lined, on original stretcher, minor areas of in-painting to only background areas, retains labels on verso, in a contemporary gilt frame.
Provenance: Private Collection, Chicago, IL. Acquired from the Palmer family of Cornwall, Connecticut a direct descendant of the sitter.
Cooperstown, New York, The New York State Historical Association, July 1-September 5, 1973.
Waterville, Maine, Colby College Museum of Art, July 11-September 21, 1974.
Hartford, Connecticut, The Wadsworth Atheneum, September 25-November 18,1979.
New London, Connecticut, The Lyman-Allyn Museum, February 3-March 15, 1980.
New Haven, The New Haven Colony Historical Society and Creative Center, March 30-May 11, 1980
Litchfield, Connecticut, The Litchfield Historical Society, June 4-July 12, 1980.
Bridgeport, Connecticut, The Museum of Art, Science and Industry, November 29-January 13, 1980.
Art Resources of Connecticut, October 1, 1979-July 15, 1980.
Our Spirited National Heritage, op cit., fig. 118
Item ID: WoA-AMP-OC 366