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Identification and Creation
Object Number
H361
People
Denman Waldo Ross, American (Cincinnati, OH 1853 - 1935 London, England)
George Santayana (1863 - 1952)
Title
George Santayana (1863-1952)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1909
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/304757
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
107.4 x 66.5 cm (42 5/16 x 26 3/16 in.)
framed: 129.5 x 88.9 x 12.7 cm (51 x 35 x 5 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: u.r.: Denman W. Ross / July 1909
Provenance
Gift of the artist, 1922; transferred from the Fogg Art Museum to the Harvard Portrait Collection.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Gift of Dr. Denman W. Ross, 1922; transferred from the Fogg Museum
Object Number
H361
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. 120, ill. p. 121

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. 290-291, cat. 303, ill. p. 291

Marie Frank, Denman Ross and American Design Theory, University Press of New England (Hanover, NH, 2011), pp. 114-115, repr. p. 117 as fig. 3.6

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