Portraits of the Elder Miss Abbey Sharp Seated and the African American Domestics Suguey and Susan and a Chair
Graphite and brown wash on paper
Overall: 7 1/4 x 12 1/2 in. ( 18.4 x 31.8 cm )
inscription: lower left, ink and pencil: "Miss abbey sharp/[indecipherable] and susan/[torn]y 7bre 1809"
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "Miss abbey Sharp." below in graphite: "Suguey[?] and Susan"; below brown ink: "[cut]oy 7bre 1809"
Miss Sharp is at the left, and two studies of Susan, evidently a domestic, are in the center. An arm chair is at the right.
De Neuville family, France; E. De Vries, Paris, 1928; Columbia University Press Book Store, NYC, 1929; Old Print Shop, NYC, 1953
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