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Identification and Creation
Object Number
S28
People
Hiram Powers, American (Woodstock, NY 1805 - 1873 Florence, Italy)
John Farrar (1779 - 1853)
Title
John Farrar (1779-1853)
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
bust, sculpture
Date
1837-1838
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Tuscany, Florence
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/305337
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Marble
Technique
Carved
Dimensions
71.1 x 48 x 22 cm (28 x 18 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: lower center, rear: PROF. JOHN FARRAR/BY/H. POWERS.
  • inscription: on lower center rear: Prof. John Farrar./by/H. Powers. (irregular block capitals and square periods)
  • inscription: base: John Farrar/1779-1853/by Hiram Powers
Provenance
John Farrar (1779-1853), 1837-1838; to Mrs. John (Eliza) Farrar , Cambridge, MA; her bequest to Harvard College, 1870.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Bequest of Mrs. John Farrar to Harvard College, 1870
Object Number
S28
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Wayne Craven, Sculpture in America, Thomas Y. Crowell Company (New York, NY, 1968), p. 113

Kenyon Castle Bolton, III, Peter G. Huenink, Earl A. Powell III, Harry Z. Rand, and Nanette C. Sexton, American Art at Harvard, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1972), cat. 56, ill.

Exhibition History

American Art at Harvard, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/19/1972 - 06/18/1972

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