Charles Peale Polk (1767-1822) American; Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania

Portrait of Mrs. Jacob Ten Broeck and Daughter. Inscribed on verso: R.H.P. and a label: Mrs. Jacob Ten Broeck and Daughter of Albany. Painted ca. 1787-1790. Oil on canvas 39 ¼” x 32 ¼” Condition: Fine condition. In a period, if not, original frame. See full condition report. Provenance: Childs Gallery, Private Collection, New York Exhibited: Charles Peale Polk, A Limner and His Likenesses, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1981 This portrait exemplifies Polk’s distinguished style of painting. As Lind Crocker Simmons writes in Charles Peale Polk, A Limner and His Likenesses, "He had been an artist, one of the hard-working few that recorded the appearance and character of the men and women of an era that changed the world…He had achieved an artistic style of his own that was to be recognized finally with a permanent place in the art history of his country.”

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Date: ca. 1787-1790
Measurements 39 x 32
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