John & Rico's

Fine Art Collection


Their Drawing Room Antiques of Newport Rhode Island

Item # 7005. A companion portrait to Dr. Samuel Bradhurst portrait. Depicting Mary (Smith) Bradhurst (1753-1841). Father was Richard Smith (b. 1715), Mother Deborah (Stillwell) Smith (1718-1826). She as the first cousin of Theodosia Bartow who married Aaron Burr, but politically and personally the Bradhursts were allied to Alexander Hamilton. She and her husband lived at Pinehurst and had five children. Pinehurst was built in 1786 for Lt. General John Manunsell, it was the grandest of the Federal-Style mansions, the grounds stretched from one side of the island to the other. Demolished for urbanization in about 1890. A label on the back of the frame states: "From Frederick Keppel & Co. rare engravings and etchings No. 4 East 39th St New York. No. H1487" Frame size: 33.5" x 38.5" and canvas size: 25.5" x 31". Condition: scuffs, a punctures to the canvas, very dirty. . . .terrible but restorable condition. Inquiries.

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