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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Charles Sydney Hopkinson, American (Cambridge, MA 1869 - 1962 Cambridge, MA)
Professor Charles Eliot Norton (1827-1908)
Charles Eliot Norton (1827-1908)
Work Type
Creation Place: North America, United States
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Physical Descriptions
Oil on canvas
sight: 100 x 128 cm (39 3/8 x 50 3/8 in.)
framed: 119.4 x 147.3 x 7.6 cm (47 x 58 x 3 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r.: Charles Hopkinson 1921
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Gift of the Harvard Memorial Society to the University
Object Number
Modern and Contemporary Art
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Publication History

Laura M. Huntsinger, Harvard Portraits: A Catalogue of Portrait Paintings at Harvard University, ed. Alan Burroughs, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1936), p. 101, ill. p. 102

Joan Hopkinson Shurcliff and William A. Shurcliff, Portraits by Charles Hopkinson: An Informal Catalog, First Draft (Cambridge, MA (privately printed), 1988), p. 102

Linda Dowling, Charles Eliot Norton: The Art of Reform in Nineteenth-Century America, University Press of New England (Hanover and London, 2007), cover

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. 15, fig. 1

Exhibition History

Exhibition of Memorabilia by Members, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, 04/23/1929 - 07/15/1929

Charles Hopkinson Retrospective, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Boston, 05/19/1954 - 05/30/1954

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