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Identification and Creation
Object Number
H365
People
Frank Weston Benson, American (Salem, MA 1862 - 1951 Salem, MA)
Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1823 - 1911)
Title
Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1823-1911)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1893
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/304729
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
127.2 x 101.6 cm (50 1/16 x 40 in.)
framed: 152.4 x 138.4 x 8.3 cm (60 x 54 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: u.r.: F.W. BENSON./'93
  • label: below frame: Plaque nailed to frame "LENT BY HARVARD UNIVERSITY".
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Purchased by Harvard College from the Colonial Club, 1929
Object Number
H365
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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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. 73

Barbara Buff, "Dublin, New Hampshire", The Magazine Antiques (April 1982), pp.942-48

Roger B. Stein, Picturing Old New England, ed. William H. Truettner, National Museum of American Art (Washington, D.C., 1999), p. 66, fig. 60

Richard Meryman, The Dublin Lake Club, A Centennial History, Dublin Lake Club (Dublin, N.H., 2001), p. 36, illus. in b&w

Exhibition History

Frank Weston Benson Retrospective, Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., New York, 05/16/1989 - 06/24/1989

Image and Memory: Picturing Old New England, National Museum of American History, Washington, 04/02/1999 - 08/22/1999

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