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Identification and Creation

Object Number
Thomas Lawrence, English (Bristol, England 1769 - 1830 London, England)
Walter Charles James and Charles Stewart Hardinge
Other Titles
Former Title: Sir Walter James, Bt., and Charles Stewart Hardinge
Alternate Title: Walter Charles James, 2nd Bt., later Baron Northbourne, and Charles Stewart Hardinge, later 2nd Viscount Hardinge
Work Type
Persistent Link

Physical Descriptions

Oil on canvas
127.5 x 86 cm (50 3/16 x 33 7/8 in.)
framed: 151.5 x 126 cm (59 5/8 x 49 5/8 in.)


Recorded Ownership History
Knoedler & Co. Inc., New York, Sold to A. W. Ericson, 1925.
Mrs. Jesse Isidor Strauss, Gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1958.

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. Jesse Isidor Straus in memory of her husband, Jesse Isidor Straus, Class of 1893
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art

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Publication History

  • Kenneth Garlick, A Catalogue of the Paintings, Drawings and Pastels of Sir Thomas Lawrence, Glasgow University Press (Glasgow, Scotland, 1962 - 1964), p. 102
  • Acquisitions, 1969-1970, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1970), repr. in b/w p. 156
  • Kenneth Garlick, Sir Thomas Lawrence: A Complete Catalogue of the Oil Paintings, Phaidon Press (Oxford, England, 1989), no. 436, p. 213, repr. in b/w
  • Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 115; repr. as no. 43

Exhibition History

  • English Portraits in New England Collections, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, 10/01/1972 - 10/29/1972
  • Sublimations: Art and Sensuality in the 19th Century, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/13/1996 - 07/21/2002

Subjects and Contexts

  • Google Art Project

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