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Identification and Creation
Object Number
H195
People
Charles Sydney Hopkinson, American (Cambridge, MA 1869 - 1962 Cambridge, MA)
Charles William Eliot (1834-1926)
Title
Charles William Eliot (1834-1926)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1921
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/311412
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
110.4 x 101.8 cm (43 7/16 x 40 1/16 in.)
framed: 130.5 x 119.7 x 11.4 cm (51 3/8 x 47 1/8 x 4 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l.: Hopkinson 1921
  • label: wood, inscribed: CHARLES WILLIAM ELIOT/1834-1926
  • label: metal, inscribed: PRESENTED TO/CHARLES HOPKINSON HARVARD/BY THE/STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY/IN HONOR OF/CHARLES WILLIAM ELIOT/PRESIDENT 1869-1909/ON/HIS NINETIETH BIRTHDAY/MARCH 20, 1924
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Gift by student subscription on President Eliot's 90th birthday, March 20th, 1924
Object Number
H195
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Knight's Education in the United States, Ginn & Company (Boston, MA, 1929)

Laura M. Huntsinger, Harvard Portraits: A Catalogue of Portrait Paintings at Harvard University, ed. Alan Burroughs, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1936), pp. 50-52, ill. p. 51

Joan Hopkinson Shurcliff and William A. Shurcliff, Portraits by Charles Hopkinson: An Informal Catalog, First Draft (Cambridge, MA (privately printed), 1988), p. 34

Exhibition History

One Hundred and Sixteenth Annual Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 01/01/1921 - 12/31/1921

American Painting and Sculpture, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 01/01/1922 - 12/31/1922

Portraits by Charles Hopkinson, Williams College Museum of Art, 02/01/1938 - 02/28/1938

Charles Hopkinson Retrospective, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Boston, 05/19/1954 - 05/30/1954

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