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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.134
People
George Linen, American (Greenlaw, Scotland 1802 - 1888 New York, NY)
Previously attributed to Henry Inman, American (Utica, NY 1801 - 1846 New York, NY)
Title
James Gallatin (1796-1876)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1837
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230256
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions
oval: 17.5 x 15.2 cm (6 7/8 x 6 in.)
framed: 24.1 x 19.7 x 3.2 cm (9 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: on verso: Son of Albert/Gallatin and author/of the Diary, Purchased/from Dorothy Gallatin?/1939. [In pcl:] 18[37?]. Bernard H. Cone Collection. L2758.3
Provenance
Dorothy (Mrs. Francis) Gallatin; sold to Mr. and Mrs. Bernard H. Cone, New York, NY; sold to Grenville L. Winthrop, New York, NY; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943.

Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.134
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Kenyon Castle Bolton, III, Peter G. Huenink, Earl A. Powell III, Harry Z. Rand, and Nanette C. Sexton, American Art at Harvard, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1972), cat. 45, ill.

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), pp. 340-41, cat. 302, ill.

Exhibition History

Unidentified Exhibition, Museum of the City of New York, 1940, Museum of the City of New York, New York, 11/01/1939 - 03/01/1940

American Art at Harvard, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/19/1972 - 06/18/1972

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