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Colonel Jonathan Warner

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Wealthy merchant Jonathan Warner (1726–1814) was born and died in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He married three times; through his second wife, Mary Macpheadris Osborne, Warner acquired the the Portsmouth mansion built by Mary’s father, Archibald Macpheadris, but today known as the Warner...

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Inscription

Lower left: J. Blackburn Pinxit 1761.

Provenance

1761, the sitter, Jonathan Warner (1726-1814), Portsmouth, N. H.; 1814, by inheritance to his niece, Elizabeth Warner Cazeaux; by inheritance to her son, Lendall Pitts Cazeaux, Roxbury, Mass.; 1883, sold by Lendall Pitts Cazeaux to the MFA for $300. (Accession Date: April 19, 1883)

Credit Line

General funds

1761

Dimensions

127 x 102.23 cm (50 x 40 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

83.29

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Americas

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