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Identification and Creation
Object Number
H397
People
Ercole Cartotto, American (Valle Mosso Piemonte, Italy 1869 - 1946)
Percival Lowell (1855 - 1916)
Title
Percival Lowell (1855-1916)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1917-1918
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/304754
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
sight: 210.8 × 120.1 cm (83 × 47 5/16 in.)
framed: 242.6 × 148.9 × 20.3 cm (95 1/2 × 58 5/8 × 8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: on frame: PERCIVAL LOWELL/1855-1916 Class of 1876/The Astronomer who explored Mars and/whose Calculations caused/The Discovery of Pluto
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Gift of Mrs. Percival Lowell to the University for Lowell House, 1930
Object Number
H397
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@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), pp. 93-94

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