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Benjamin Chew Wilcocks

Artist:
Benjamin Trott (ca. 1770–1843)
Date:
ca. 1810
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
3 1/2 x 2 11/16 in. (8.9 x 6.8 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Gloria Manney, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.235.213
Not on view
The sitter (1776-1845) was the grandson of Benjamin Chew, chief justice of Pennsylvania from 1775 to 1777.
the sitter's granddaughter, Mrs. Campbell Madeira, Philadelphia; her niece, Mrs. B. B. Reath, Merion, Pennsylvania; Edmund Bury, Philadelphia, 1932; Erskine Hewitt; sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, 18 Oct. 1938, lot 1036; estate of Norvin H. Green, Tuxedo Park, New York; sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, 14 Oct. 1955, lot 241; Harry Fromke, New York; sale, Christie's, New York, 18 Oct. 1986, lot 379
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