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John Amory, Jr.

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Based on their style, Stuart probably painted portraits of John and Catherine Amory (37.39) soon after he arrived in Boston. Amory already had retired from a successful career in a mercantile business. The Amorys were great-grandparents of Martha Codman Karolik; she and her husband Maxim Karolik...

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Provenance

The artist; to Catherine Amory Codman, the sitter's daughter, Boston; to Misses Catherine E. and Maria P. Codman, her daughters, Bristol, R.I.; to Martha Codman Karolik, their niece, Newport, R.I., about 1902; to MFA, 1937, gift of Maxim and Martha C. Karolik.

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts

about 1806

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-century American Arts No. 9

Dimensions

66.04 x 53.97 cm (26 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.40

Medium or Technique

Oil on panel

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