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Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Winslow (Jemima Debuke)

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Isaac Winslow (1709–1777) was an insatiable collector of his own likeness. Immensely prosperous, as a grown man he ordered as many as five portraits of himself and his family, each painted in turn by the leading artist in Boston at the time. The first of these was executed by Robert Feke...

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Provenance

1773, the sitters, Isaac Winslow (1709-1777) and Jemima Debuke Winslow (1732-1790). Descended in the Winslow family to Dr. Walter Winslow, London; by inheritance to C. Lilian Winslow (Mrs. Walter Winslow), London; 1939, sold by Mrs. Walter Winslow to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.; 1939, gift of Martha and Maxim Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1939)

Credit Line

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

1773

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-century American Arts No. 1

Dimensions

101.6 x 123.82 cm (40 x 48 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

39.250

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Americas

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