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Attributed to J. Evans

Seated Young Woman and Standing Gentleman, probably Sarah and John Christian 
Attributed to J. Evans (active 1827-1850)
Amesbury, Massachusetts, circa 1828-1831
Watercolor on paper, 13 x 17 inches
Embossed on paper: “J. Whatman”

Bert and Gail Savage have identified this stylistically as the earliest known full-length work by J. Evans. The subjects are probably John and Sarah Christian of Amesbury, Massachusetts, making it the companion to the portrait of Mary Moody Christian and Edwin John Christian illustrated Expressions of Innocence and Eloquence, p. 113.