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Micah Williams (New Jersey/New York, 1782-1837)
Portrait of Annette (Hannah) Hoogland Bogart
Pastel on paper, 25 1/2 x 21 in., in a molded walnut and parcel-gilt frame, backed with an 1823 edition of The Patriot, a New York newspaper.
Condition: Repairs, small holes, overall fading.
Provenance: Descended directly in the sitter's family to Henry Seguine of Staten Island. Purchased from Jim and Judy Milne, 1977.
Literature: "American Folk Portraits in the Collection of Sybil B. and Arthur B. Kern," The Magazine Antiques, September 1982, p. 570.
Exhibitions: Reflections of 19th Century America: Folk Art from the Collection of Sybil B. and Arthur B. Kern, Museum of Our National Heritage, Lexington, Massachusetts, September 19, 1979-June 15, 1980.
Note: Annette Hoogland was born on November 9, 1764, to Welhelmus and Maria Hegeman Hoogland, and settled in Cold Spring, Long Island, after her marriage to Isaac Bogart Jr. in 1781. Annette and Isaac's children lived in New Jersey, and the painting may have been done on a trip to visit them, or perhaps a trip by Micah Williams to New York.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
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