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There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: Persis Russell Montague (1765-1851) married William Montague (1760-1839) in 1786. They settled on a farm just below the Sunderland, Massachusetts, line in Hadley and had ten children. This portrait, and the companion one of William, was probably painted in commemoration of their 50th wedding anniversary in 1836. Erastus Salisbury Field was born in Leverett, Massachusetts. He studied painting in New York with Samuel F. B. Morse in 1824. The following year he commenced working as an itinerant artist in Massachusetts, where he painted sharply delineated and colorful portraits.

 

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Persis Russell Montague (1765-1851)

artist   Erastus Salisbury Field Field (1805-1900)
date   c. 1836
location   Sunderland, Massachusetts
width   29.187"
height   35.125"
process/materials   oil on canvas
item type   Art/Painting
accession #   #1934.13.02


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William Montague (1760-1839)

"Sunderland and Leverett"


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