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John Wesley Jarvis (1780-1840) American, Lived/Active

John Wesley Jarvis (1780-1840) American, Lived/Active

Portrait of a Gentleman
Attributed to John Jarvis, ca. 1800.
Oil on canvas, poplar stretcher
34 1/2″ x 30″ framed
Condition: Lined, very minor in-painting, in a period carved ripple gilt frame.
Jarvis was known best as a historical portrait painter. Along with Edward Savage, Jarvis settled in New York City in 1801 around the time this portrait was painted. He was revered by his contemporaries as a highly skilled and accomplished artist.
Provenance: Tillou Gallery, 1969.

Dimensions: 34 1/2" x 30" framed

Item ID: WoA-AMP-OC 491

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