Thomas Sully
Born Horncastle, England, June 19, 1783.
Died Philadelphia, November 5, 1872.

Margaret Siddons Kintzing
(Mrs. Benjamin Kintzing)
, 18121
Oil on canvas
36 1/16 x 29 1/16 in. (91.6 x 73.8 cm)
Museum purchase, 1917.35

Inscription
Reverse of canvas, recorded prior to 1979 lining treatment: "TS [cipher] 1812"

Provenance
Brooks Reed Gallery, Boston.

References
Hart 1909, 64.

Worcester Annual Report 1917, 16.

H [    ], 1917, 56, 58, 59.

Biddle and Fielding, 1921, 272, cat. no. 1587.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1922, 63.

Worcester 1922, 110, 111, 206.

Worcester 1929, cat. no. 336.

Addison Gallery 1932, cat. no. 6.

Worcester Annual Report 1933, 37.

Jareckie 1976, 35, 36.

Cullity 1989, 35.

Heritage Plantation 1989, 1.

Beck 1991, 34.

Evans 1993, 136, n. 5.

Exhibitions
Memorial Exhibition of Portraits by Thomas Sully, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, April 9–May 10, 1922, cat. no. 89.

Exhibition of American Eighteenth Century Art Owned in and near Worcester, Worcester Art Museum, March 10–31, 1929, cat. no. 336.

American Paintings in New England Museums, Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., May 28–June 22, 1932, cat. no. 6.

Bi-Centennial Loan Exhibition, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, Mass., November 22, 1964–February 1, 1965.

The Early Republic: Consolidation of Revolutionary Goals, Worcester Art Museum, March 3–June 30, 1976, cat. p. 35.

Arts of the Federal Period: A Loan Exhibition, Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, Sandwich, Mass., May 7–October 30, 1989, cat. no. 12.

Notes
1. This painting also has been published as: Miss Amy Siddons (Worcester Annual Report 1917, 16); Miss Margaret Siddons (Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1922, 63); Portrait of Miss Margaret Siddons (Worcester 1922, 110, 111, 126); and Margaret Siddons (Worcester Annual Report 1933, 37).