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Artist Johnson, Joshua, active 1796-1824.
Title Mrs. John Nelson Black (Agnes ("Nancy") Meek).
Date ca. 1816.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 36 x 29 1/4 in.
oil on canvas.


Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Johnston, Joshua 122-7e    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance The portrait remained for a long time in a chest in the Black home, rolled and unframed, before becoming temporarily unlocated;
later in the possession of Helen Hasson (Mrs. William Hazel), the daughter of James Hasson (who was the son of Agnes Meek and John Hasson) (Agnes Meek later married Major John Nelson Black);
later purchased by Josephine L. Black Cantwell, daughter of John Nelson Black, and returned by her to the Black home, Charlestown, Cecil County, Maryland;
Mrs. Benjamin Franklin Caulk (Edna Black), Charlestown;
after her death, Dr. W.A. Cantwell, Northeast, Maryland, son of Josephine L. Black Cantwell.
Current repository Dr. W.A. Cantwell, Northeast, Maryland, United States, private.
Condition history This portrait and the companion of the subject's husband, Major John Nelson Black, were reframed in identical rectangular frames (ca. 1840-1850) with curved upper inner edges, above which extend the painted canvases.
Images Photograph, Ira W. Martin 53289 Frick Library negative from a Kodachrome transparency lent by Dr. Pleasants Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative.
Digital image, Ira W. Martin Frick Library negative from a Kodachrome transparency lent by Dr. Pleasants 53289_POST.tif Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative.
Digital image, 3107100118475_001.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100118475_002.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100118475_003.tif (documentation).
Digital image, 3107100118475_004.tif (documentation).
Sources Information from Frick Art Reference Library Photoarchive.
LC subject Johnson, Joshua, active 1796-1824.
Black, Agnes Meek, 1778-1860.
Art, American.
Other subject Portraits: Women: With hands: With hats.
Form American School.
Paintings (visual works)
Reproductions.
Related corporate bodies Frick Art Reference Library.
Private collection Dr. W.A. Cantwell, art collection.
Frick artist name form Johnston, Joshua, op.1796-1825.
Fund Record created with funding from The National Endowment for the Humanities.
Record created with funding from The Henry Luce Foundation.

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