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John Myers

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Inscription

Lower left: TS 1814 [TS in monogram]

Provenance

1814, the sitter; 1844, by inheritance to his widow, Catherine Miercken Myers; by 1888, by descent to her sister, Miss Estelle P. Miercken; 1892, bequeathed by Estelle Miercken to her friends, Dr. and Mrs. James Laws, Washington, D.C.; by 1927, sold by Mrs. James Laws to Mary H. (Mrs. Albert Walter) Sully, widow of the artist's grandson, Brooklyn. 1944-45, with M. Knoedler & Co., New York; 1945, sold by M. Knoedler & Co. to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.; 1945, gift of Maxim Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 13, 1945)

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815–1865

1814

Dimensions

91.12 x 73.98 cm (35 7/8 x 29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

45.894

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Americas

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