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Peck, Philip, Mrs.

American

Biography
Mrs. Peck once owned portraits of Isaac Foster, Jr. [1740-1781] and William Foster [1732-1759], now in the NGA (1957.11.3-4). Portraits of their parents, Captain Isaac Foster [1704-1781] and his wife Eleanor Wyler Foster [1714-1798], are also now in the NGA (1957.11.1), having been owned by Mrs. David Buffum, reportedly a descendant of the Fosters. All four paintings were inherited by her son Dr. Thomas Bellows Buffum, and later Annie Buffum Williams [Compiled from sources and references recorded on CMS]
Bibliography
1995
Miles, Ellen G. American Paintings of the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1995: 3-10 [on Badger's portraits of the Foster family]
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