- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Thomas Webster, British (London 1800 - 1886 Cranbrook, Kent)
- Dotheboy's Hall
- Other Titles
- Alternate Title: Squeer's School / Dotheboy's Hall (Squeer's School)
- Work Type
- Persistent Link
- Physical Descriptions
- Oil on panel
- 21.91 x 30.48 cm (8 5/8 x 12 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- Signed: l.r. TW 1848
- Charles Dickens, 1870.
John Hargreaves, 1873.
Sir Bruce Seton, Chelsea, 1906.
A. Ackerman, New York.
Frank Bulkeley Smith, Purchased from Vicar Brothers?, 1913, Sold to Winthrop, 1920. (see notes re: label on back of work)
Grenville Lindall Winthrop, Purchased at Bulkeley Smith sale, 1920, Bequest to Fogg Art Museum, 1943. Winthrop paid $230
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Publication History
George Redford, Art Sales, Bradbury, Agnew & Co (London, England, 1888), p. 181
Collection of Frank Bulkeley Smith Sale, auct. cat., American Art Association (New York, NY, April 22, 1920 - April 23, 1920), no. 82, 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. 133; repr. as no. 61
- Exhibition History
Annual Exhibition, 1906, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 01/01/1906 - 12/31/1906
For Students of Art and Lovers of Beauty: Highlights from the Collection of Grenville L. Winthrop, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/16/2004
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