Susan Paine (Rhode Island, 1792-1862), Four Family Portraits of the Oldridge Family , 1839. Oil on wood panels, inscribed on verso "Painted Nov 1839 Miss Susan Paine," inscribed on verso of younger son's portrait, "Daniel Henry Oldridge died Oct 1 1840 in his 19th year," replaced grain-painted frames, (some retouch; one with repair), hts. 29 3/4-31, wds. 23-24 1/4 in. Note: Susan Paine (1792-1862), a portrait and landscape painter, was born in Rehoboth, Massachusetts, and worked in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. From the mid-1840s until her death, she lived in Providence, Rhode Island. Daniel Henry Oldridge was buried in a Rhode Island cemetery in 1840. The previous owners of the paintings were John Scholfield of Norwich, Massachusetts, and Mary Allis of Southport, Connecticut.