Isaiah Thomas Sr. (1749-1831), June 1818
| Ethan Allen Greenwood (1779-1856)
| oil on panel
| framed: 38 1/2 x 32 3/4 (97.790 x 83.1850)
| signed at left: "Greenwood/pinx. 1818"
| Bequest of Isaiah Thomas, 1831
| Weis 117
Ex. Coll.: commissioned by the sitter, 1818.
1921-22, “Loan Exhibition of English and American Paintings of
the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries,” Worcester Art
1971, Chestnut Street Congregational Church, Worcester.
John Fiske, Critical Period in American History (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1898): 171.
Alice M. Earle, Two Centuries of Costume 2 (New York: Macmillan Co., 1903): 410.
William Dunlap, History of the Rise of the Progress of the Arts of Design in the United States 3 (New York: George P. Scott, Co., 1918): 310.
Charles L. Nichols, “The Portraits of Isaiah Thomas,” Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 10 (October 1920): 251-62.1.
Annie R. Marble, From 'Prentice to Patron (New York: D. Appleton Press, 1935): frontis.
Louisa Dresser, "Portraits Owned by the American Antiquarian Society," The Magazine Antiques 95 (November 1969): 725.
1. Nichols’s annotated offprint version of this publication is housed at the American Antiquarian Society. In it, he records changes of ownership and provenance of various Thomas portraits that updates the Proceedings article.
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