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Mrs. John Jay Knox (1794-1875)

Object Number: 
1953.136
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 1/4 x 25 1/4 in. ( 76.8 x 64.1 cm )
Gallery Label: 
Sarah Ann Curtiss was the daughter of General David and Lucy Curtiss of Augusta, New York. She married John Jay Knox (1791-1876) on October 13, 1813. Her portrait, like that of her husband (1953.135), is the work of one of the numerous unschooled artists working in upstate New York around 1840.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Alice A. Knox
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group