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Identification and Creation
Object Number
H743
People
Patricia Watwood, American (St. Louis, MO born 1971)
Cecilia Payne Gaposchkin (1900-1979)
Title
Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin (1900-1979)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
2001
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York State, New York City
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
119.7 x 96.7 cm (47 1/8 x 38 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l. monogram
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Gift of Dudley and Georgene Herschbach
Object Number
H743
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

"Breaking the Portrait Glass Ceiling", Science Magazine, ed. Constance Holden (February 15, 2002), vol. 295, 1227., p. 1227, ill.

"Portrait of a Pioneer", Harvard Magazine (2002), March-April 2002, 67., ill. p. 67.

Alec Solomita, "The Big Picture, Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, First Lady", Harvard University Gazette (February 14, 2002), p. 5, reprod. in b&w, 5.

John T. Bethell, Richard M. Hunt, and Robert Shenton, Harvard A to Z, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 2004), p. 277

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