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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1938.125
People
Kanji Nakamura, American (Nagasaki, Japan 1887 - 1932 Boston, MA)
Title
Denman W. Ross (1853-1935)
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Portrait of Dr. Denman W. Ross
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1928
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230510
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on panel
Dimensions
21.6 x 16.5 cm (8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)
framed: 37.2 x 32.4 x 4.8 cm (14 5/8 x 12 3/4 x 1 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: verso: l.r.: Kanji Namamura 1928
  • inscription: On back of panel: Portrait of Denman W. Ross May 1928
Provenance
Kanji Nakamura, sold(?) to Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1928, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1938.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Paul J. Sachs
Accession Year
1938
Object Number
1938.125
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Malcolm Haslam, "Malcolm Haslam examines the ideas and influence of Denman Ross", Crafts: Decorative and Applied Arts, ed. Geraldine Rudge, The Crafts Council (London, England, November 2003 - December 2003), pp. 22-23, repr. in b/w

Benedict Cuddon, "A field pioneered by amateurs: The collecting and display of Islamic art in early twentieth-century Boston", Muqarnas, Yale University Press (New Haven, 2014), Vol. 30, Issue 1, pp. 14-15, fig. 1, ill. (b/w)

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