19th Anniversary 16 www.afamag.com | w ww.incollect.com CONTRIBUTORS PUBLISHER AND FOUNDER : EDITOR - AT - LARGE : EDITOR - AT - LARGE EMERITUS : CREATIVE DIRECTOR : PRODUCTION DIRECTOR : ASSOCIATE EDITOR : SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGERS : ACCOUNT MANAGERS : COLOR DIRECTOR : PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR : PRODUCTION ASSISTANT : IS MANAGER : CONTROLLER : John S. Smiroldo Johanna McBrien Jonathan L. Fairbanks Phil Lajoie Marianne Litty Lauren Byrne Brian Mooney, Robin Spagnuolo Lauri Hugentobler, Peter Hannan Rick Marcouillier Curtis Harding Michael Pfister Steve Bendel Thayse Soares TO SUBSCRIBE Call 800.783.4903 4 issues $15 (US) 8 issues $25 (US) Add $10 per year for Canadian and $40 per year for foreign subscriptions. www.AFAmag.com www.InCollect.com ADVERTISING AND CUSTOMER SERVICE 9 Fowle Street, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801, USA 617.926.0004 / 888.922.0004 Charles Peale Polk (1767-1822) American; Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania Portrait of Mrs. Jacob Ten Broeck and Daughter Inscribed on Verso: R.H.P and a label: Mrs. Jacob Ten Broeck and Daughter of Albany Painted ca. 1787-1790 Oil on canvas 39 1/4” x 32 1/4” Condition: Fine condition. In a period, if not original frame. See full condition report. Provenance: Childs Gallery; Private Collection, New York Exhibited: Charles Peale Polk, A Limner and His Likenesses, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1981 This portrait exemplifies Polk’s distinguished style of painting. As Linda Crocker Simmons writes in Charles Peale Polk: A Limner and his Likenesses “He had been an artist, one of the hard-working few that recorded the appearance and character of the men and women of an era that changed the world...He had achieved an artistic style of his own that was to be recognized finally with a permanent place in the art history of his country.” tillouantiques.com . Litchfield, CT . 860-567-9693 Carl David, Director, David David Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa. Page 148. Elizabeth Feld, Managing director and director of furniture and decorative arts department, Hirschl & Adler Galleries. NYC. Page 130. Stuart Feld, President & Director, Hirschl & Adler Galleries. NYC. Page 130. Daniel Grant, Freelance writer specializing in the arts industry. Page 113. Thomas A. Guiler, Assistant professor, Academic Programs, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. Winterthur, Del. Page 146. Christie Hajela, Assistant curator, Crocker Art Museum. Sacramento, Calif. Page 122. Michael R. Harrison, The Obed Macy Director of Research and Collections, Nantucket Historical Association. Nantucket, Mass. Page 138. Tracy Kamerer, Chief curator, Flagler Museum. Palm Beach, Fla. Page 154. Jason Blake Nichinson, Art historian and curator specializing in gemstone timepieces and jewelry, Ye Olde Timekeepers, Inc. NYC. Page 94. Carl Vernlund, Owner of Carl Vernlund Photography, West Hartford, Conn. Page 100.