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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.126
People
Unidentified Artist
Previously attributed to Washington Allston, American (Georgetown, SC 1779 - 1843 Cambridge, MA)
After Thomas Lawrence, English (Bristol, England 1769 - 1830 London, England)
Title
Detail of Portrait of Benjamin West, after Lawrence
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
after 1821
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230269
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
74.93 x 62.87 cm (29 1/2 x 24 3/4 in.)
Provenance
[Unidentified auction house, England][1] [Plaza Auction Galleries, New York] sold; to [Albert Duveen, New York], 1940. [Martin Birnbaum] sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop, 1942, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943

[1] per correspondence with Duveen
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.126
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Dorothy W. Gillerman, ed., Grenville L. Winthrop: Retrospective for a Collector, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, 1969), p. 238

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. 115

Exhibition History

Our Heritage: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Graphic Art, National Academy of Design, New York, 01/08/1942 - 02/07/1942

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