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Artist
Joseph Blackburn, American, born England, c. 1730–1774/78, active 1754–1772
Title
Portrait of Abigail Erving Scott (1733–1768)
Date
1760
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Canvas: 50 × 39 3/4 in. (127 × 101 cm)
Credit Line

The Bayou Bend Collection, museum purchase funded by the Theta Charity Antiques Show

Current Location
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
PHILADELPHIA HALL (downstairs)
Accession Number
B.2016.4
Classification
Painting
Provenance

The sitter; bequeathed to John Erving 5th (1855–1917); his daughter, Sarah Erving King, 1917; Cornelia Abbot Ames (Erving descendant); [Carl Stinson Auction House, Reading, Massachusetts, December 2013, lot 228]; [Hirschl and Adler Galleries, New York]; [Copake Auction, Copake, New York, May 16, 2015, lot 27]; [Alexander Gallery, New York]; purchased by MFAH, 2016.