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Maria De Wolf (Mrs. Robert Rogers)

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Cephas Thompson was a prolific, self-taught painter from Middleborough, Massachusetts, who earned his living as an itinerant artist. In the early nineteenth century, he traveled up and down the Eastern Seaboard, visiting numerous ports. In each city, Thompson would take up residence for several...

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About 1805, William (1762-1829) and Charlotte Finney De Wolf (1764-1829), parents of the sitter, Bristol, R.I.; 1829, by descent to the sitter, Maria De Wolf Rogers (1795-1890), Bristol, R. I. By 1932, descended in the family to the grand-niece of the sitter, Miss Alicia Hopton Middleton (1849-1938), Bristol, R.I. Avis and Rockwell Gardiner; 1963, sold by Avis and Rockwell Gardiner to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; 1980, gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 12, 1980)

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Gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch

about 1805


68.58 x 55.88 cm (27 x 22 in.)

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Oil on canvas