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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1948.15.4
People
Cecilia Beaux, American (Philadelphia, PA 1855 - 1942 Philadelphia, PA)
Title
Study for the Portrait of Mrs. Beauveau Borie and Her Son Adolphe
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1896
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/229497
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on artist's board
Dimensions
23.2 x 14.3 cm (9 1/8 x 5 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: back of board, ink and graphite, in artist's hand: [in ink:] Mrs. Beauvau [sic] Borie / [in ink and graphite:] Son / [in graphite:] Adolph [sic] Borie / C.B.
Provenance
By descent from the artist to her nephew, Dr. Cecil K. Drinker; his gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1948.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Dr. Cecil K. Drinker
Accession Year
1948
Object Number
1948.15.4
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Adolphe Borie was a Pennsylvania portrait painter 1877-1934. The finished oil is at the Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX.
Publication History

The Paintings and Drawings of Cecilia Beaux, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (Philadelphia, PA, 1955), p. 24

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. 39, cat. no. 6

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