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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1934.65
People
Unidentified Artist
Previously attributed to Benjamin West, American (Springfield, PA 1738 - 1820 London, England)
Title
Charles James Fox
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1750-1850
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/311400
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
88.6 x 67 cm (34 7/8 x 26 3/8 in.)
framed: 104.14 x 85.09 x 6.35 cm (41 x 33 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • plaque: lower frame: Charles James Fox / Benjamin West / 1738-1820
Provenance
The Louise E. Bettens Fund
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, The Louise E. Bettens Fund
Accession Year
1934
Object Number
1934.65
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Benjamin Franklin and His Circle, exh. cat., Plantin Press (New York, NY, 1936), pp. 19, 56, cat. 90

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), pp. 100, 140, cat. 19

Exhibition History

Benjamin Franklin and his Circle, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 05/11/1936 - 09/13/1936

The American Spirit in Portraiture, 1675 - 1900, Fogg Art Museum, 01/19/1951 - 02/24/1951

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