- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Nathaniel Emmons, American (Boston, MA 1704 - 1740 Boston, MA)
Rev. John Lowell (1704 - 1767)
- The Reverend John Lowell (1704-1767)
- Work Type
- Creation Place: North America, United States
- Persistent Link
- Physical Descriptions
- Oil on panel
- 36.7 x 26.5 cm (14 7/16 x 10 7/16 in.)
framed: 58.4 x 50.8 x 7 cm (23 x 20 x 2 3/4 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- Signed: l.l:NEmmons Pinx & Fecit AEtat:24:1728:
- inscription: across bottom: The Reverend Mr. John Lowell
- Rev. John Lowell; by descent to Ralph Lowell; gift of the estate of Ralph Lowell, 1978.
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard University Portrait Collection, Gift of the Estate of Ralph Lowell, 1978
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Publication History
Historical Records Survey, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Works Progress Administration, American Portraits, 1620-1825, found in Massachusetts, Volumes 1 and 2, Historical Records Survey (Boston, MA, 1939), p. 251, cat. 1345
Diana L. Eck, Hanging Around Lowell House: The Portraits of Lowell House, brochure (Cambridge, MA, 2012), p. 1, ill.
Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. and Melissa Renn, American Paintings at Harvard, Volume One: Paintings, Watercolors, and Pastels by Artists Born before 1826, Yale University Press (U.S.) and Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge and New Haven, 2014), pp. 194, 461, cat. 147, ill.
Peter Moore, Dialogues in Paint and Print: Mezzotint Portraiture and Intermedial Exchange, ed. Mark Hallett, Nigel Llewellyen, and Martin Myrone, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and Yale Center for British Art (New Haven, 2016), pp. 447-449, repr. p. 447, no. 171
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