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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.214
People
Thomas Webster, British (London 1800 - 1886 Cranbrook, Kent)
Title
Dotheboy's Hall
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Squeer's School / Dotheboy's Hall (Squeer's School)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1848
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230039
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on panel
Dimensions
21.91 x 30.48 cm (8 5/8 x 12 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r. TW 1848
Provenance
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
1943
Object Number
1943.214
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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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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