Miniature portraits of Stephen Clarendon Phillips and Jane Appleton Peele Phillips

Collection Type

  • Art

GUSN

GUSN-222871

Description

Two painted miniature portraits of Stephen Clarendon Phillips and his wife Jane Appleton Peele Phillips, framed together under a green marie-louise. They are represented in bust, facing the viewer. Reproductions of miniatures possibly painted by Anna Claypoole Peale.

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (paintings)
paper (fiber product)
paint (coating)
wood (plant material)
Painting

Inscription

"Established 1820/John H. Reeves/ Picture Framer and Gilder/ 293, Essex Street, Salem, MASS./ Opposite Y.M.C.A." (Sticker of the framer, affixed on the back of the frame)
"Stephen C. Phillips and his/wife Jane Appleton (Peele) Phillips./ from miniatures painted by Miss Peale of Washington/ the one of S.C.P. belonged to his daughter, Miss Katherine Phillips/ and was burned in great fire of 1914. The other belongs/ to Mrs. Jane A. Mifflin./ Labelled in 1915 by Stephen W. Phllips" (ink-written)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P595

Maker

Possibly Peale, Anna Claypoole, 1791-1878 (Artist)
Reeves, John H., Mr. (Framer)

Location of Origin

Salem, Massachusetts

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

6 8/16 x 9 1/16 x 13/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1018

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)