Artist attributed to Rembrandt Peale, American, 1778-1860
Title
  • Portrait of Deborah Fox
Date 1837
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Overall: 37 × 33 × 3 inches (94 × 83.8 × 7.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Denny and Ann Hoag
Accession Number 2015.310
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
the sitter, Deborah Fox [August 24, 1789—August 22, 1862] married, in 1808, Joseph Smith Shotwell [1787-1848];
possibly by descent to their daughter, Esther F. Shotwell [1817-1887] married, in 1839, William Leggett Jenkins [1806-1903];
by descent to their daughter Phebe Shotwell Jenkins [October 2, 1831—February 1913], married Richard Palmer Bruff;
by descent to their niece, Maria Louise Jenkins [b. 1869] married, in 1895, Thomas Denny [b. 1869];
by descent to their daughter, Amey Donnell Denny, married W. Knowlton Hoag;
by descent to their son, Denny Hoag;
2015-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)