Mrs. John Jay Knox (1794-1875)
Oil on wood panel
Overall: 30 1/4 x 25 1/4 in. ( 76.8 x 64.1 cm )
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.
Gift of the Estate of Alice A. Knox
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