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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1954.100
People
Gilbert Stuart, American (North Kingstown, RI 1755 - 1828 Boston, MA)
Title
Samuel King Williams (1785-1874)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1824
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/228715
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
68.6 x 55.9 cm (27 x 22 in.)
framed: 84.5 x 72.1 x 7 cm (33 1/4 x 28 3/8 x 2 3/4 in.)
Provenance
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel King Williams, Boston; to their daughter, Sarah C. Williams; to her nieces, Miss Elizabeth Winslow and Miss Helen Langdon Storer; their gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1954.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Elizabeth Winslow Storer and Helen Langdon Storer
Accession Year
1954
Object Number
1954.100
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

George C. Mason, The Life and Works of Gilbert Stuart, Charles Scribner's Sons (New York, NY, 1894), p. 279

Lawrence Park, Gilbert Stuart: An lllustrated Descriptive List of His Works, vol. I - IV, W. E. Rudge (New York, NY, 1926), vol. II, p. 822, no. 922; vol. IV, ill. p. 581

Historical Records Survey, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Works Progress Administration, American Portraits, 1620-1825, found in Massachusetts, Volumes 1 and 2, Historical Records Survey (Boston, MA, 1939), p. 467, cat. 2481

Charles Merrill Mount, Gilbert Stuart: A Biography, W. W. Norton & Company (New York, NY, 1964), p. 377

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. 460, cat. 427, ill.

Exhibition History

Loan Exhibition of Stuart's Works, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 05/01/1880 - 05/31/1880

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