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Identification and Creation
Object Number
H712
People
William Franklin Draper, American (Hopedale, MA 1912 - 2003)
Walter Channing (1786 - 1876)
Copy after Joseph Alexander Ames, American (Roxbury, NH 1816 - 1872 New York, NY)
Title
Walter Channing (1786-1876),after Joseph Alexander Ames
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1946
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/305245
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
75.6 x 62.9 cm (29 3/4 x 24 3/4 in.)
framed: 91.4 x 78.7 x 7.9 cm (36 x 31 x 3 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: canvas back, u.r.: William F. Draper 1946
  • inscription: back, u.r.: Portrait of / Dr. Walter Channing/ after Ames/ by William F. Draper 1946
  • inscription: u.r. back of canvas: Portrait of / Dr. Walter Channing / after Ames / by William F. Draper 1946
  • inscription: back, top center: Haley & Streele/Art Dealers/ ?..9 St. James Ave./Boston/Mass (dark blue with gold print)
Provenance
Walter Channing; his gift to the Harvard Medical School, October 1947.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Gift of Mr. Walter Channing to the Harvard Medical School, October 1947
Object Number
H712
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Megan Marshall, The Peabody Sisters : Three Women Who Ignited American Romanticism, Houghton Mifflin Company (Boston, MA, 2005), b&w, p. 193

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