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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1963.163.B
People
William Stanley Haseltine, American (Philadelphia, PA 1835 - 1900 Rome, Italy)
Title
Tortoise Resting on a Log
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1853
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/228121
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on wooden door panel
Dimensions
63.5 x 33.4 cm (25 x 13 1/8 in.)
entire door: 195.6 x 61 x 2.5 cm (77 x 24 x 1 in.)
Provenance
Painted on door at 25 Stoughton Hall, Harvard University, 1853; transferred to Fogg Art Museum, 1963.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from Stoughton Hall, Harvard University
Accession Year
1963
Object Number
1963.163.B
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Helen Haseltine Plowden, William Stanley Haseltine (London, England, 1947), no. 29

Kenyon Castle Bolton, III, Peter G. Huenink, Earl A. Powell III, Harry Z. Rand, and Nanette C. Sexton, American Art at Harvard, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1972), cat. 64, ill.

Marc A. Simpson, Andrea Henderson, and Sally Mills, Expressions of Place: The Art of William Stanley Haseltine, exh. cat., Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA, 1992), reproduced in b/w p. 155

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. 134-35, cat. 99, ill. p. 135

Exhibition History

American Art at Harvard, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/19/1972 - 06/18/1972

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