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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1936.109.72
People
John Calvin Stevens, American (Boston, MA 1855 - 1940 Portland, ME)
Title
Portrait of a Young Man
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1920s
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/231094
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
35.9 x 25.7 cm (14 1/8 x 10 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: on back: John/Stevens
  • inscription: on back of canvas: Palette/Venetian Red/Black + Wht/John/Stevens
Provenance
Presumably gift of the artist to Denman W. Ross; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1936.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Dr. Denman W. Ross, Class of 1875
Accession Year
1936
Object Number
1936.109.72
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson, and Kimberly Orcutt, ed., American Paintings at Harvard, Volume Two, Paintings, Drawings, Pastels and Stained Glass by Artists Born 1826-1856, Harvard Art Museums and Yale University Press (U.S.) (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2008), p. 360-61, cat. 390, ill.

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