Lot 274: Nelson Cook(e), oil on canvas painting of Harper Rogers

Nelson Cook(e), 1808-1892, NY/Canada, oil on canvas painting of, "Harper Rogers, born 19th of March, 1764, Painted by Nelson Cook, Saratoga, 1845," as painted on the canvas back. Harper Rogers was a wealthy farmer born in RI and moved to Washington Co, NY, he was a Whig that represented his town in the state legislature. Wax lined, 29" x 25", probably the original gilded frame. Provenance: A Hancock, NH collection. Estimate $500-1,000

Price Realized: $200

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