Thomas Sully (Anglo/American, 1783-1872) Portrait of Amelia Colter (née Postlethwaite) Mandeville (1818-1876)
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- American & European Works of Art - 2581B
- Date / Time :
- February 03, 2012 12:00PM
Thomas Sully (Anglo/American, 1783-1872)
Portrait of Amelia Colter (née Postlethwaite) Mandeville (1818-1876), c. 1847
Unsigned, with a loan label from the Fogg Art Museum affixed to the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 20 x 17 in. (50.8 x 43.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, minor retouch.
Provenance: From the sitter to her daughter, Amelia Postlethwaite Mandeville [Mrs. Thomas Gleason]; purchased by Roger Griswold Perkins (1874-1936), 1923, [...], private Massachusetts collection.
N.B. The sitter was the daughter of Samuel Postlethwaite (1772-1824), a Natchez merchant and president of the Bank of Mississippi in Natchez, and Anne Dunbar (1786-1864).