American School, 19th Century Portraits of Sarah and Edward Albert Currier. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 34 x 27 1/4 in., unframed. Condition: Lined, minor retouch, craquelure. N.B. The children's father, Albert Currier (1819-1912), served as mayor of Newburyport, Massachusetts, and later as Massachusetts Representative and Senator. Throughout his life he was an important Essex County banker, ship owner, and contractor. Currier named a clipper ship after his son, who predeceased him. Additional information is available upon request.