Identification and Creation
Object Number
HNA45
People
John Green, British? (Hales -Owen, England 1729 - 1787 Oxford, England)
Thomas Hollis V (1720 - 1774)
Title
Thomas Hollis V (1720-1774), fencing with Mr. J. Martin and his son
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1746
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/305076
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
88.9 x 113 cm (35 x 44 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l.: Jn Green fct 1746
  • inscription: to left of signature in lower left, white paint, painted: "60"
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Gift of Arthur A. Houghton Jr., Class of 1929, to the Houghton Library, 1963
Object Number
HNA45
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Louise Todd Ambler, Early Science at Harvard: Innovators and Their Instruments, 1765 - 1865, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, December 1969-January 1970), pp. 4, 77, cat. 5

Linda Ayres, Harvard Divided, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1976), p. 155, cat. 89, ill.

David Wilson, "A Bust of Thomas Hollis by Joseph Wilton RA", British Art Journal (Winter 2004), vol. V No. 3, illus. in color, p. 13, fig. 20

Exhibition History

Harvard Divided, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 06/03/1976 - 10/10/1976

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