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Identification and Creation
Object Number
H354
People
Unidentified Artist
Ebenezer Pemberton (1704/05 - 1777)
Copy after Benjamin Blyth, American (Salem, MA 1746 - after 1787)
Title
Ebenezer Pemberton (1704/05-1777), after Benjamin Blyth
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1928
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/304747
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
58.7 x 46.4 cm (23 1/8 x 18 1/4 in.)
framed: 72.7 x 60 x 5.4 cm (28 5/8 x 23 5/8 x 2 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: Gilded Wood Plaque, Wood: EBENEZER PEMBERTON, A.M., D.D/A.B. HARVARD 1721-A.M. HARVARD 1724/A FOUNDER OF PRINCETON COLLEGE IN 1745. . .
Provenance
Mrs. Henry Fairfield Osborn, New York, NY; her commission and gift, 1928.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Gift of Mrs. Henry Fairfield Osborn, 1928
Object Number
H354
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. 109

Historical Records Survey, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Works Progress Administration, American Portraits, 1620-1825, found in Massachusetts, Volumes 1 and 2, Historical Records Survey (Boston, MA, 1939), p. 308, cat. 1644

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