Ammi Phillips (American, 1788-1865) Portrait of Rhoda Bennet Couch.
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
- Date / Time :
- August 15, 2010 10:00AM
Ammi Phillips (American, 1788-1865)
Portrait of Rhoda Bennet Couch. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, c. 1830, 30 x 24 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Craquelure with retouch on face, minor scattered spots of retouch to background and clothing, small patch repair c.r.
Literature: See Revisiting Ammi Phillips: Fifty Years of American Portraiture, by Stacy C. Hollander and Howard Fertig, curators, p. 62; the subject is listed as Rhoda Bennett. They speculate that the painting was probably done in the Great Barrington, Massachusetts, area.