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Presented are the most significant “Folk Paintings” acquisitions
to the collection since the publication of Expressions of Innocence and Eloquence.
Please click on the thumbnail images to view a more detailed photo and description.

Two sisters in blue dresses, Attributed to Mrs. Moses B. Russell (Clarissa Peters) (1809-1854)

Two Sisters

A young gentleman with blue eyes wearing a black coat, Attributed to Ira Chafee Goodell (1800-circa 1875)

Blue eyed gentleman

Portrait of the reverend Ebenezer Gay

The Reverend

Brooch with miniature of sailing vessel flying the American flag


A young gentleman seated in a red armchair, Attributed to Erastus Salisbury Field (1805-1900)

Gentleman in a red armchair

Miniature portrait of Emma Pickering, Attributed to Mrs. Moses B. Russell (Clarissa Peters) (1809-1854)

Emma P. Pickering