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Identification and Creation
Object Number
H651
People
Ignaz Marcel Gaugengigl, American (Passau, Bavaria 1855 - 1932 Boston, MA)
John Lowell (1856 - 1922)
Title
John Lowell (1856-1922)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1896
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/305019
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on prepared panel
Dimensions
43.2 x 29.9 cm (17 x 11 3/4 in.)
framed: 75.6 x 63.5 x 4.8 cm (29 3/4 x 25 x 1 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: u.l.: I.M. Gaugengigl. 1896
  • label: reverse: (handwritten): Mr. John Lowell/24 Commonwealth Ave.
  • label: reverse: (handwritten): John Lowell Jr./Painted by/ I.M. Gaugengigl 1896
  • label: reverse: (handwritten): No. 6 John Lowell / (Lawyer)
Provenance
Mrs. John Lowell (1929); her son, Ralph Lowell; gift of his estate to Harvard University, 1978.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Gift of the Estate of Ralph Lowell, 1978
Object Number
H651
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

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. 110, cat. 75, ill.

Diana L. Eck, Hanging Around Lowell House: The Portraits of Lowell House, brochure (Cambridge, MA, 2012), p. 4, ill.

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. 461

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