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Mr. Cook

Artist:
John Wesley Jarvis (American (born England), South Shield 1780–1840 New York)
Date:
1810
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
Sight: 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. (7.3 x 5.7 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.73
Not on view
James (or John) W. Cook (or Cooke) was the first husband of Anna Milner, who married James Jarvis in 1817, after Cook's death. The miniature descended in her family.
Signature: [on obverse, right center]: JARVIS

Inscription: Engraved on verso: Mr. Cook./ 1810./ M.P.J.
the sitter; his wife, Anna Milner Cook, New York; by descent to Helen Pearce Jarvis (Mrs. Charles E.) Atwood, New York, until 1933; with Mrs. A. W. Sully, Brooklyn, New York, 1933
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