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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1982.49
People
Eastman Johnson, American (Lovell, ME 1824 - 1906 New York, NY)
Title
William Hayes Fogg (1817-1884)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1887
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/227842
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
155.6 x 107.6 cm (61 1/4 x 42 3/8 in.)
framed: 206.1 x 158.8 x 15.2 cm (81 1/8 x 62 1/2 x 6 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l.: E. Johnson 1887
Provenance
Commissioned by Mrs. William Hayes Fogg, 1887; gift to New York Chamber of Commerce and Industry, probably 1887; its sale to the Fogg Art Museum.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, William M. Prichard Memorial Fund and through the generosity of an anonymous donor
Accession Year
1982
Object Number
1982.49
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Catalogue of Portraits in the Chamber of Commerce, the State of New York (New York, NY, 1924), p. 18, no. 35

John I. H. Baur, Eastman Johnson, 1824-1906 : An American Genre Painter, exh. cat., Brooklyn Museum (New York, NY, 1940), p. 68

Kimberly Orcutt, "Personal Collecting Meets Institutional Vision: The Origins of Harvard's Fogg Art Museum", Journal of the History of Collections (2006), vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 267-284, p. 268, fig. 2

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. 308-9, cat. 267, ill.

Exhibition History

[Permanent exhibition], New York Chamber of Commerce and Industry, New York, 01/01/1887 - 09/01/1982

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