Thomas McIlworth: Colonial New York Portrait Painter


  • Written by Ona Curran
  • Features 18th century portrait artist Thomas McIlworth
  • Softcover, 81 pages

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By Ona Curran

This book is a combination of history and art. It shows the alliance of history with art and studies the meaning of portraiture in the 18th century and in particular the period between 1758 and 1768 the period when the artist Thomas McIlworth who was of Scottish descent worked. The artist painted the portraits of the leading figures of the day, the landowners, the politicians, mercantile elite of New York’s Hudson Mohawk Valleys including the Van Rensselaers, Van Cortlandts Sir William Johnson.

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