Saturday, November 16, 2013

18C American Women 1740s



1740 John Heaton (American colonial era artist, c 1695-a 1742) Magdalena Douw (Mrs Harme) from Albany, New York. (This artist's name also spelled in records of the period Iten, Eyton, Eaton, & Easton.) He married Maria Hooghkerk (daughter of Lucus or Luycas & Judek Marselis) who was born about June 1698, in New Albany, NY. They married June, 1730 in Albany, NY. During the 1730s & early 40s, these Heatons lived in Albany, where their children were baptised in the Dutch church in 1736 & 1738. After 1742, they appear to have relocated to New Jersey, where they joined the Reformed church in Bergen County.

1740 John Smibert (American colonial era artist,1688-1751). Portrait of a Lady.



1740s Artist Unknown. Jocohabed Michaels (Mrs. Judah Mears).



1745-47 Unknown Artist. Martha Salisbury Quincy (Mrs. Norton Quincy).



1746 Joseph Badger (American colonial era artist, 1708-1765). Eliz Storer (Mrs. Isaac Smith).



1746 Robert Feke (American colonial era artist, 1707-1751). Anne McCall.  Robert Feke was born on Long Island, New York. Little is known of his life until 1741, when he painted the Family of Isaac Royall. There are about 16 portraits known to be painted by Feke plus others argued to be by him. Feke worked in Boston, painting the families of wealthy merchants & landowners and seemed to disappear from the records about 1750.


1746 Robert Feke (American colonial era artist, 1707-1751). Anne Shippen (Mrs. Charles Willing) 1710-1791.



1746 Robert Feke (American colonial era artist, 1707-1751). Mary McCall (1725-1799) (Mrs William Plumstead).


1748 Robert Feke (American colonial era artist, 1707-1751). Grizzell Eastwick (Mrs. Charles Apthorp).


1748 Robert Feke (American colonial era artist, 1707-1751). Mrs. Isaac Winslow




1748 Robert Feke (American colonial era artist, 1707-1751) Mrs John Banister



1748 Robert Feke (American colonial era artist, 1707-1751) Elizabeth Erving (Mrs. James Bowdoin II)


1748 Robert Feke (American colonial era artist, 1707-1751). Susannah Faneuil (Mrs. James Boutineau).


1749 John Greenwood (American colonial era artist, 1727-1792). Mrs. Henry Bromfield (Margaret Fayerweather) John Greenwood was a portrait painter & engraver born in Boston, Massachusetts. He apprenticed with Thomas Johnston, a sign painter & engraver from 1742 to 1745, where he copied various English mezzotints. Besides portraits, Greenwood painted satirical works. The artist left Boston in 1752, sailing to the Dutch colony of Surinam & then on to Paris & England. Greenwood died in London, England in 1792.


c. 1749 Robert Feke (Amerian colonial era artist, 1707-1751). Mary (Mrs. John Channing)


1740s Robert Feke (American colonial era artist, 1707-1751) Portrait of a Young Lady


c. 1749 Joseph Badger (American colonial era artist, 1708-1765). Elizabeth Campbell (Mrs. William Foye)



1749 Robert Feke (American colonial era artist, 1707-1751) Mary Ward Flagg



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