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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1941.313
People
Charles Sydney Hopkinson, American (Cambridge, MA 1869 - 1962 Cambridge, MA)
Title
Edward Waldo Forbes (1873-1969)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1940
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/311382
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
sight: 89.5 x 111.8 cm (35 1/4 x 44 in.)
framed: 116.2 x 141 x 7.6 cm (45 3/4 x 55 1/2 x 3 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l.: Charles Hopkinson, 1940
  • label: frame back: Survey of American Painting/October 24-December 15, 1940/Carnegie Institute, Pittsburg, PA
  • label: frame back: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts/Richmond, Virginia/Third Biennial Exhibition of/Contemporary American Paintings, 1942
  • inscription: frame back, top, pencil: French gold 3 tone 3182/180458?
Provenance
Acquired from the artist by Edward Waldo Forbes, Cambridge, MA,1939.
Gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1941.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Edward W. Forbes
Accession Year
1941
Object Number
1941.313
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

[Unidentified article], American Artist (September 1957), reproduced

American Portraits Between the Fairs, 1939-1964, exh. cat., Portraits, Inc. (New York, NY, 1964)

Louise Todd Ambler, "Faces from Harvard's Past", Harvard Magazine (Cambridge, MA, March-April 1978), Vol. 80, pp. 33-41, ill. p. 35

Joan Hopkinson Shurcliff and William A. Shurcliff, Portraits by Charles Hopkinson: An Informal Catalog, First Draft (Cambridge, MA (privately printed), 1988), p. 39

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