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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 727

    Ammi Phillips (1787-1865), circa 1818

    Portrait of a Gentleman with Snake Cane

    Price Realised  

    Ammi Phillips (1787-1865), circa 1818
    Portrait of a Gentleman with Snake Cane
    oil on canvas
    29½ x 24 inches


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    Provenance

    Bihler and Cogar
    Mr. and Mrs. Jacob M. Kaplan, New York
    Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York


    Literature

    Barbara C. Holdridge and Lawrence B. Holdridge Ammi Phillips, Portrait Painter 1788-1865 (New York, 1968) cat. 42, p. 36 and p. 46.


    Exhibited

    New York, The Museum of American Folk Art, 1968-1969