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Profile Portrait of Parson Lancaster

Profile Portrait of Parson Lancaster


Attributed to Jasper Miles (1782-1849) Lived: Palmyra, New York, ca. 1820.
Oil on board.
12 ¾” x 10 ¾” with frame.
Fine condition, very minor touch-ups, matt and backboard appear to be original.
Provenance: Private family.
This distinguished gentleman with stylized hair wearing a high-collared white shirt and waist jacket has all the hallmarks of Jasper Miles’ work, who originally was thought to be the “Mr. Boyd” artist.  The details in the profile features of the sitter are also quite striking attributes of the artist. Label on verso, Parson Lancaster of Uncle Chas Libby’s fam./of Portland, Me.

Item ID: WoA-AMP-OB 090

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