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

Mrs. John Rogers, Sr. (1805-1877)
Mrs. John Rogers, Sr. (1805-1877)
Painted plaster
Overall: 11 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 29.2 x 21 x 13.3 cm )
Portrait bust
Credit Line 
Gift of Katherine Rebecca Rogers
Object Number 
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.
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group