Jeffrey Tillou Antiques
William Joseph Weaver, “Portrait of John James Stewart”- Price Upon Request
William Joseph Weaver (Anglo-American, 1759–1817), “Portrait of John James Stewart,” oil on mahogany panel, circa 1800, in excellent condition, very minor scattered in-paint along edges of panel, measuring 257/8 by 1915/16 inches; 31½ inches by 25¼ inches framed. Possibly in original frame. Provenance: Private Collection, Maine to 2014; Jeffrey Tillou Antiques, Litchfield, CT 2000; Private dealer Leo Wolensky, Wurtsboro, N.Y., circa 1989; by descent in the family of the original owners, the Hopkins-Stewart Family. Literature: Paul D. Schweizer. The “Strong and Striking” Likenesses of William J. Weaver (circa 1759–1817): An Introduction MESDA Journal of Early Southern Decorative Arts. November 1992. Vol. XVII, 2, p. 29. Expertise: Two letters from the William Joseph Weaver expert, Dr Paul D. Schweizer, dated 1989 and 2001 accompany the painting.
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