recto Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
H171
People
Daniel Huntington, American (New York, NY 1816 - 1906 New York, NY)
Robert Charles Winthrop (1809 - 1894)
Title
Robert Charles Winthrop (1809-1894)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1871
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/311065
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
125.7 x 100.3 cm (49 1/2 x 39 1/2 in.)
framed: 162.6 x 137.2 x 10.2 cm (64 x 54 x 4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r.: D. Huntington/New York 1871
  • inscription: below signature at l.r. in red: 84067
Provenance
Commissioned by the sitter, 1871.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Bequest of the Hon. Robert C. Winthrop to Harvard University, 1895
Object Number
H171
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. 45

Laura M. Huntsinger, Harvard Portraits: A Catalogue of Portrait Paintings at Harvard University, ed. Alan Burroughs, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1936), pp. 150-151

Harvard University, Winthrop Family Portraits at Harvard: John Winthrop House, Harvard University, brochure (Cambridge, MA, April 1956), pp. 10-11, ill. opp. p. 11

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), pp. 283-84, cat. 230, ill.

Exhibition History

Century Club 1871, Century Club, New York, 04/01/1871 - 04/30/1871

Williams & Everett 1873, Williams & Everett, 03/01/1873 - 03/31/1873

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