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Identification and Creation
Object Number
H674
People
Frank Duveneck, American (Covington, KY 1848 - 1919 Cincinnati, OH)
Henry James (1811 - 1882)
Title
Henry James (1811-1882)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1881-1882
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/305023
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
50 x 32.5 cm (19 11/16 x 12 13/16 in.)
Provenance
Descent through the family to Jessie Holladay James, wife of John S. R. James, Jr., grandson of William James and great-grandson of the sitter.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Gift of Mrs. John S. R. James, Jr. to the University, 1983
Object Number
H674
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Walter H. Siple, Exhibition of the Work of Frank Duveneck, exh. cat., Cincinnati Art Museum (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1936), p. 78

Alfred Habegger, The Father: A Life of Henry James, Sr., Farrar, Straus & Giroux (New York, NY, 1994)

James Duban, "Charles Darwin, Henry James, Sr., and 'Evolution'", Harvard Library Bulletin (Cambridge, MA, Fall 1996), pp. 45-62

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. 94, cat. 63, ill.

Exhibition History

Exhbition of the Work of Frank Duveneck, Cincinnati Art Museum, 05/23/1936 - 06/21/1936

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