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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1895.649
People
William Tolman Carlton, American (Boston, MA 1816 - 1888 Dorchester, MA)
Title
Schoolroom
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1856
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/232263
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
49.2 x 69.6 cm (19 3/8 x 27 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r.: designed and worked/by/ W T CARLTON; l.c. W.T.C.
Provenance
Mrs. William Hayes Fogg, New York, NY; her bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1895.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Mrs. William Hayes Fogg
Accession Year
1895
Object Number
1895.649
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Kimberly Orcutt, "Personal Collecting Meets Institutional Vision: The Origins of Harvard's Fogg Art Museum", Journal of the History of Collections (2006), vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 267-284, pp. 270, 273, fig. 5

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. 115-116, cat. 68, ill.

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