Ammi Phillips (New York/Connecticut, 1788-1865)
Portrait of a Gentleman with His Hand on a Book
Unsigned, c. 1815.
Oil on canvas, 32 1/2 x 28 in., in a later red and black paint-decorated frame.
Condition: Relined, evidence of inpainting.
Provenance: Sotheby's Sale 8238, Lot 34; the Collection of Enid and Alexander Fisher, Roxbury, Connecticut.
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