Artist John Wilkie, American, active ca. 1840
Title
  • Mary P. Fiske
Date 1838
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Overall: 30 × 24 7/8 inches (76.2 × 63.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Betsey Mast Reid in memory of her aunt, Jane Betsey Welling
Accession Number 1987.34
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Marks Label, on verso: These two primitives of the Pecks (F80.28 and F80.29) are to be given to the Detroit Institute of Art through Francis Robinson, Curator of American Art to whom I have long ago promised them. He has been here to see them and they want them. J B W (Jane Betsey Welling)
Inscriptions Inscribed, on the reverse: Painted by John Wilkie | New Woodstock | Sept. 17th | 1838 | Mary P. Fiske | Aged 34 years
Jane Betsey Welling (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
her niece, Betsey Mast Reid [Mrs. Gordon V. K. Reid];
1980-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)