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Identification and Creation
Object Number
H251
People
William Stone, American (Derby, CT 1830 - 1875 Newport, RI)
John James Audubon, American (Les Cayes, Haiti 1785 - 1851 New York, NY)
Copy after George Peter Alexander Healy, American (Boston, MA 1813 - 1894 Chicago, IL)
Title
John James Audubon (1785-1851), after George Peter Alexander Healy
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
19th century
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/299476
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
sight: 109.6 x 85 cm (43 1/8 x 33 7/16 in.)
framed: 139.7 x 114.3 x 15.2 cm (55 x 45 x 6 in.)
Provenance
Bequest of William Brewster to the Agassiz Museum.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Bequest of William Brewster to the Agassiz Museum
Object Number
H251
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
The original painting by George Peter Alexander Healy is in the collection of the Museum of Natural History, Boston (now called the Museum of Science).
Publication History

Albert P. Gilmore, "Friend of the Birds", The Christian Science Monitor (Boston, MA, April 24, 1935), p. 4

Laura M. Huntsinger, Harvard Portraits: A Catalogue of Portrait Paintings at Harvard University, ed. Alan Burroughs, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1936), pp. 15-16

John T. Bethell, Richard M. Hunt, and Robert Shenton, Harvard A to Z, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 2004), p. 277

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