JOHN BREWSTER (AMERICAN 1766-1854). PAIR OF PORTRAITS OF DR. AMOS GALE, JR. AND HIS WIFE, SARAH BARTLETT GALE OF KINGSTON, NEW HAMPSHIRE, 1822.Est. $8,000-$12,000
Sarah Bartlett (1773-1847) was the youngest daughter of Josiah Bartlett, first Governor of New Hampshire and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. She married Amos Gale, Jr. (1768-1824) in 1796. Amos was the first physician to be admitted to the newly formed New Hampshire Medical Society at its inaugural meeting in 1791. Each oil on canvas, 30 ¼ x 25 ¼ inches. Signed in pencil on one stretcher “John Brewster Pinxt, March the 28th 1822.” In the original frames.