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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1971.21
People
William Massey Stroud Doyle, American (Boston, MA 1769 - 1828 Boston, MA)
Title
William Porter Jr. (1788-1818)
Other Titles
Former Title: William Lamb Porter
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1805
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/227885
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions
7.6 x 6.4 cm (3 x 2 1/2 in.)
framed: 8.4 x 6.6 cm (3 5/16 x 2 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: left edge "Doyle"
Provenance
From the sitter William Porter Jr. to Marianne Jarvis Weld, niece of the sitter; to Rosanna Lamb, cousin of Mrs. Weld; to Rosamond Lamb, niece of Miss. Lamb; her gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1971.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb
Accession Year
1971
Object Number
1971.21
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

The Massachusetts Colonial Loan Exhibit at the Jamestown Ter-Centennial Exposition, 1607-1907, exh. cat., Wright and Potter Printing Company (Boston, MA, 1907), p. 36, cat. 38

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), p. 175, cat. 116, ill.

Exhibition History

The Massachusetts Colonial Loan Exhibit at the Jamestown Ter-Centennial Exposition, Hampton Roads, Virginia, 01/01/1907 - 12/31/1907

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