Mrs. John Rogers, Sr. (1805-1877)

Mrs. John Rogers, Sr. (1805-1877)
Title
Mrs. John Rogers, Sr. (1805-1877)
Date 
1874
Medium 
Painted plaster
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 29.2 x 21 x 13.3 cm )
Description 
Portrait bust
Credit Line 
Gift of Katherine Rebecca Rogers
Object Number 
1955.57
Gallery Label 
Sarah Ellen Derby was the daughter of John Derby and the granddaughter of Elias Hasket Derby, merchants of Salem. She was married to John Rogers, a Boston merchant, and was the mother of John Rogers, the genre sculptor. This portrait bust was a gift to the Society from her granddaughter.
Bibliography 
Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 4, 8-9, 11-3, 15, 20, 34, 41-2, 179-80, 200. 204, 206, 236, 240-1, 274. Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, Vol. II, 1974, p. 675.
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