Cephas Thompson (1775-1856). Oil on panel portrait titled “Gentleman with White Stock.” The artist’s name is impressed along the lower left. There is a Vose Galleries of Boston label attached to the verso. This painting depicts a member of the Thompson family, and the lot includes an American flag, inscribed “J.A. Thompson, 1896,” which reputedly belonged to him.
Provenance: Directly from artist; descended through family.
Artist: Cephas Thompson, American, 1775-1856.
Dimensions: Unframed; height: 28 1/4 in x width: 22 1/2 in. Framed; height: 35 3/4 in x width: 30 1/4 in.
Condition: Good condition, light surface scratch along the left quadrant, minor paint loss along the extreme lower quadrant.
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