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Micah Williams (1782 - 1837)

Lot 663: MICAH WILLIAMS (1782-1837). PORTRAIT OF GIRL IN PINK HOLDING A BOOK AND SEATED IN WHITE RODBACK ARMCHAIR WITH YELLOW LEAFTIPS, CIRCA 1815.

Bourgeault-Horan Antiquarians

August 5, 2006
Manchester, NH, US

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Pastel on paper, 19 1/2 x 15 1/4 inches, sight. The period giltwood frame 23 3/4 x 19 3/4 inches. The Monmouth County Historical Association, in Freehold, New Jersey, is planning a full exhibition on the life and work of Micah Williams in the Fall 2008. This portrait will be included in the check list that will accompany the exhibit. Provenance: Fred Giampietro. Literature: Illustrated in A Loving Likeness, p. 40. For further information about the artist see Irwin F. Cortelyou, Micah Williams, New Jersey Primitive Portrait Artist, THE MONMOUTH HISTORIAN, Spring 1974, pp. 4-15. Exhibited: A Loving Likeness, The Gallery at Bristol-Myers Squibb, 1992.

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