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Thomas Witter

Artist:
John Ramage (Ireland ca. 1748–1802 Montreal)
Date:
ca. 1786–87
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
1 11/16 x 1 3/8 in. (4.3 x 3.5 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Dale T. Johnson Fund, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.235.157
Not on view
It is speculated that this may be a memorial image of Witter.
Inscription: Engraved on verso: Thomas Witter. / born 25th October 1713 / Obit 20th October 1786
William Few Chrystie, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York; his son, William Few Chrystie, Hastings-on-Hudson, from 1892; sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, 13 Jan. 1949, lot 299; Harry Fromke, New York; sale, Christie's, New York, 18 Oct. 1986, lot 422
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