- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Samuel Finley Breese Morse, American (Charlestown, MA 1791 - 1872 New York, NY)
- Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826)
- Work Type
- Creation Place: North America, United States
- Persistent Link
- Physical Descriptions
- Oil on panel
- 25.4 x 20 cm (10 x 7 7/8 in.)
framed: 38.1 x 33 x 5.7 cm (15 x 13 x 2 1/4 in.)
- Purchased by Grenville L. Winthrop through Martin Birnbaum, New York, NY, 1942; 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
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Publication History
Harry B. Wehle, Samuel F. B. Morse, American Painter, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, 1932), p. 39
William Kloss, Samuel F. B. Morse, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1988), pp. 83-84, ill. p. 84
Paul J. Staiti, Samuel F. B. Morse, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge, England, and New York, NY, 1989), p. 253, no. 142
Richard J. Moss, The Life of Jedidiah Morse: A Station of Peculiar Exposure, University of Tennessee Press (Knoxville, TN, 1995), ill. p. 147
Eric Stockdale, 'Tis Treason, My Good Man!: Four Revolutionary Presidents and a Piccadilly Bookshop, Oak Knoll Press and British Library (London, England, 2005)
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. 28, 350-51, cat. 316, ill.
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