Jonathan Edwards : A Portrait of an Ancestor
FES Title: A Portrait of an ancestor – (circa 1780) Time of Jonathan Edwards – Pres. Minister
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Date: 02/1957
Size: 24″H x 20″W
Medium: oil-on-Best
Type: portrait
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Commentary: A miniature portrait of an ancestor was brought to the studio by Mr. and Mrs. Griswold on November 26, 1956. Schoonover hired Mr. Herzog, local photographer, to make an enlargement and projection from a slide. Using those as a guide, Schoonover created a copy of the miniature during January and February of 1957. Mr. and Mrs. Griswold came to the studio on March 8th and gave their approval (day books).
The original has not been located and no image is available.
Provenance: Artist commissioned by Mr. and Mrs. Yolney Griswold (March 8, 1957); not known