Identification and Creation
Object Number
C59
People
Ralph Colt
Persis Garland Smith (1807-1891)
Title
Persis Garland Smith (1807-1891)
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1895
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/304863
Physical Descriptions
Medium
photograph-based drawing
Dimensions
55.9 x 68.6 cm (22 x 27 in.)
framed: 96.5 x 83.8 x 7 cm (38 x 33 x 2 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Ralph Colt 1895
Provenance
Descent through the family to the sitter's foster son, George Smith; his bequest to Harvard University, 1902.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Bequest of George Smith to Harvard University, 1902
Object Number
C59
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

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), p. 228

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