Jacob Maentel (Pennsylvania/Maryland/Indiana/Germany, 1763-1863) Portrait of Henry Potter Stichter
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- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M
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- August 12, 2018 10:00AM
Jacob Maentel (Pennsylvania/Maryland/Indiana/Germany, 1763-1863)
Portrait of Henry Potter Stichter
Unsigned, dated "April 9th 1833."
Watercolor on paper, 6 x 5 1/2 in., in a grain-painted frame.
Provenance: Don Walters; Sotheby Parke Bernet, February 1, 1978, Lot 216.
Literature: Jacqueline Oak, "American Folk Portraits in the Collection of Sybil B. and Arthur B. Kern," The Magazine Antiques, September 1982, p. 564.
Note: In 1833 the Stichter family was living in Upper Hanover Township, Montgomery, County, Pennsylvania, where Maentel is known to have painted.
Exhibitions: Reflections of 19th Century America: Folk Art from the Collection of Sybil B. and Arthur B. Kern, Museum of Our National Heritage, Lexington, Massachusetts, September 19, 1979-June 15, 1980.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
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