Identification and Creation
Object Number
H447
People
Walter M. Brackett, American (Unity, ME 1823 - 1919 Boston, MA)
Charles Sumner (1811-1874)
Title
Charles Sumner (1811-1874)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1854
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/304808
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
76 x 63.5 cm (29 15/16 x 25 in.)
framed: 108.6 x 95.6 x 11.8 cm (42 3/4 x 37 5/8 x 4 5/8 in.)
Provenance
Edward A. Presbrey, Esq. to his son Palmer E. Presbrey; his bequest to Harvard University, 1936.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Bequest of Palmer E. Presbrey, Class of 1885, 1936
Object Number
H447
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Edward Lillie Pierce, Memoir and Letters of Charles Sumner, Roberts Brothers (Boston, MA, 1894), vol. 4, p. 609

William Harrison De Puy and T.S. Baynes, The Encyclopedia Brittanica, Werner and Co. (Chicago, IL, 1896), p. 329

Thomas William Herringshaw, Herringshaw's Encyclopedia of American Biography of the Nineteenth Century, brochure, American Publishers Association (Chicago, IL, 1901), p. 138

Laura M. Huntsinger, Harvard Portraits: A Catalogue of Portrait Paintings at Harvard University, ed. Alan Burroughs, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1936), pp. 131-132

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. and Melissa Renn, American Paintings at Harvard, Volume One: Paintings, Watercolors, and Pastels by Artists Born before 1826, Yale University Press (U.S.) and Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge and New Haven, 2014), pp. 99-100, 349, 366, cat. 50, ill.

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