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Identification and Creation
Object Number
H786
People
Cecilia Beaux, American (Philadelphia, PA 1855 - 1942 Philadelphia, PA)
Agnes Irwin (1841-1914)
Title
Agnes Irwin (1841-1914)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1908
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/100429
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
112.4 x 79.4 cm (44 1/4 x 31 1/4 in.)
framed: 123 x 91.2 x 5.7 cm (48 7/16 x 35 7/8 x 2 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: u.r.: Cecilia Beaux
Provenance
Probably commissioned from the artist by friends of Agnes Irwin, 1908.

Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Gift of friends of Agnes Irwin to Radcliffe College, 1909
Object Number
H786
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

"Agnes Irwin", Boston Evening Transcript (Boston, MA, December 7, 1914), p. 10, p. 10

Agnes Repplier, Agnes Irwin, a Biography, Doubleday, Doran & Co. (Garden City, NY, 1934), ill.

Dorothy Elia Howells, A Century to Celebrate : Radcliffe College, 1879-1979, Radcliffe College (Cambridge, MA, 1978), p. 25, 30, ill.

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson, and Kimberly Orcutt, ed., American Paintings at Harvard, Volume Two, Paintings, Drawings, Pastels and Stained Glass by Artists Born 1826-1856, Harvard Art Museums and Yale University Press (U.S.) (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2008), p. 38, cat. 4

Exhibition History

One Hundred and Fourth Annual Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 01/31/1909 - 03/14/1909

Exhibition of Oil Paintings by Miss Cecilia Beaux, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 02/24/1912 - 03/17/1912

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