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Identification and Creation
Object Number
H129
People
Gilbert Stuart Newton, British (Halifax, Nova Scotia 1794 - 1835 London, England)
Stephen Higginson (1770 - 1834)
Title
Stephen Higginson (1770-1834)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1815-1817
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/310907
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions
76 x 63.6 cm (29 15/16 x 25 1/16 in.)
framed: 87 x 74.9 cm (34 1/4 x 29 1/2 in.)
Provenance
The sitter; to his daughter, Martha S. Nichols; her bequest to the Harvard Divinity School, 1890.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Bequest of Mrs. Martha S. Nichols to the Harvard Divinity School, 1893
Object Number
H129
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

William Garrott Brown, A List of Portraits in the Various Buildings of Harvard University, Harvard University Library (Cambridge, MA, 1898), p. 22

Laura M. Huntsinger, Harvard Portraits: A Catalogue of Portrait Paintings at Harvard University, ed. Alan Burroughs, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1936), p. 72

Historical Records Survey, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Works Progress Administration, American Portraits, 1620-1825, found in Massachusetts, Volumes 1 and 2, Historical Records Survey (Boston, MA, 1939), p. 197, cat. 1035

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. 355, cat. 320, ill.

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