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William Few

Artist:
John Ramage (Ireland ca. 1748–1802 Montreal)
Date:
ca. 1787
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
2 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. (5.6 x 4.6 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Dale T. Johnson Fund, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.235.154
Not on view
William Few (1748-1828), a statesman and banker, lived most of his life in Georgia, where he served in the State Assembly. He sat for Ramage, with his wife (2006.235.303), during the year the couple was in Philadelphia for the Constitutional Convention.
Signature: [on the back at upper left]: A'98
The sitter's grandson, William Few Chrystie, Hastings-on-the-Hudson, New York; in 1892 to his son, William Few Chrystie, Hastings-on-the-Hudson, New York; sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, Jan. 13, 1949, lot 297; Harry Fromke, New York; sale, Christie's, New York, Oct. 18, 1986, lot 421.
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