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On display at the John Brown House Museum
Call #:
1947.4.2
Title:
Mrs. Robert Feke (Eleanor Cozzens Feke)
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Feke, Robert
  • Date:
    1750-1751
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Painting, Portrait
    Materials:
    oil
    canvas
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Newport
    Description:
    Three quarter length portrait of seated woman facing slightly left, leaning left elbow on table, dressed in pale green satin dress.
    Dimensions:
    Height:40.875 in x Width:31.75 in
    Notes/Special Measurements:Frame 46.625 x 38.625
    Research Notes:
    Eleanor Cozzens ( (1718-1804) married Robert Feke in 1742. She was the daughter of Newport tailor Leonard Cozzens. The portrait was painted shortly before Robert Feke's death in 1752.
    Provenance:
    In Memory of Mrs. Frank A. Sayles , 1947
    Bibliographic References:
    (Goodyear Jr., Frank H. American Paintings in the Rhode Island Historical Society. Providence, RI: the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1974. Image 9, page 13.)
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