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Author/Artist Mygand, C., active 1839 or 1840.
Title Mrs. James Erwin Yeatman (Angelica Charlotte Thompson).
Publisher/Date 1838 or 1840 in Nashville, Tennesee.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 35 1/4 x 27 1/4 in.
oil on canvas.
Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Mygand, C. 122-7a    DIGITIZED
Provenance (b) Commissioned by the subject's husband, James Erwin Yeatman (1818-1901);
(b) their daughter, Angelica Charlotte Yeatman (Mrs. Alfred Carr) (1842-1929);
(b) bequeathed to her son, James Yeatman Carr;
(b) his brothers, Alfred Chambers Carr and Charles Yeatman Carr, St. Louis, Missouri, grandsons of the subject;
(f) by March 1955, the painting was destroyed by fire in the family home in Glenco, Missouri.
Current repository Alfred Chambers Carr and Charles Yeatman Carr, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, destroyed.
Sourced updates Title and attribution: (a) Mrs. James Erwin Yeatman (Angelica Charlotte Thompson), by C. Mygand. Medium: (a) Oil on canvas. Dimensions: (a) 35 1/4 x 27 1/4 Also reproduced: Samborsky Studio, St. Louis.
Color notes (e) Dark brown eyes and hair. Wreath of pink roses on head. White dress and veil, white gloves with a rose embroidered on the back of each in pale green. Dark brown background, very dull rich red drapery at right, dull grayish brown table at lower left. Gold-colored vase with pink, blue, red, and white flowers.
Attribution history (h) Possibly by Manuel Joachim de Franca (or deFranca) (1808-1865), a Portuguese artist active in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Missouri during the second half of his career.
Subject (b) Angelica Charlotte Thompson (May 26, 1819 - May 7, 1849) was the daughter of Col. Israel Peyton Thompson (1788-1862) and Angelica Robinson (1799-1829), and granddaughter of Angelica Kauffmann Peale (1775-1853) and Alexander Robinson (1751-1845). (b) On September 11, 1838, Angelica Charlotte Thompson married, as his first wife, James Erwin Yeatman (August 27, 1818 - July 7, 1901) (d) in the old Robinson mansion on Market Street, Baltimore [sic]. (a) He was a St. Louis banker, the son of Thomas Yaetman who founded the Yeatman-Woods Bank of Nashville, and the prototype of the hero of The Crisis, by Winston Churchill. (b) Their children were James Alexander Yeatman (September 18, 1839 - August 14, 1886); Angelica Charlotte Yeatman (Mrs. Alfred Carr) (December 1, 1842 - July 13, 1929); Jane Bell Yeatman (January 1843 - August 16, 1845); Peyton Thomas Yeatman (April 1844 - June 6, 1848); and Charles Alexander Yeatman (January 1846 - December 3, 1871). James Erwin Yeatman married, as his second wife, Cynthia Pope and they had one son, Nathaniel Pope Yeatman (January 1846 - December 3, 1871).
Images Photograph, Ira W. Martin 11035 FARL negative: photographed in 1929 from a photograph owned by Mrs. Leroy Ellis, New York Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative.
Photograph, Thurman Rotan 38473 Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative.
Photograph, Gift Photograph made from a negative lent to the Frick Art Reference Library by the Maryland Historical Society, which was originally owned by Dr. Albert Charles Peale (1849-1913), grandson of Rubens Peale.
Digital image, 20005582a.tif (image)
Digital image, 20005582b.tif (documentation)
Digital image, 20005582c.tif (documentation)
Digital image, 20005582d.tif (documentation)
Digital image, 11035_POST.tif negative.
Digital image, 38473_POST.tif negative.
Digital image, 3107100124985_001.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100124985_002.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100124985_003.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100124985_004.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100124985_005.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100124985_006.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100124985_007.tif (documentation).
Sources (a) Mrs. Leroy Ellis, verbally, September 27, 1929.
(b) Mr. Alfred Chambers Carr, St. Louis, September 29, 1948.
(c) Sellers, Charles Willson Peale, v.2, 1947, pp.417-418.
(d) Mrs. Andrew Weisenburg (great-granddaughter of Rubens Peale), Philadelphia, 1936. (As reported by Ira W. Martin.)
(e) Library staff, September 1948.
(g) Alfred Chambers Carr, Jr., letter dated March 15, 1955.
(h) Jon Bernard, email dated June 16, 2015.
LC subject Mygand, C., active 1839 or 1840.
Franca, Manuel Joachim de, 1808-1865.
Yeatman, Angelica Charlotte Thompson, 1819-1849.
Art, American.
Other subject Portraits: Women: With hands: With hats.
Genre/Form American School.
Paintings (visual works)
Related corporate bodies Frick Art Reference Library.
Private collection Alfred Chambers Carr and Charles Yeatman Carr, art collection.
Frick artist name form Mygand, C., op.1839/40.
Other author Franca, Manuel Joachim de, 1808-1865, alternate attribution.

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