Identification and Creation
Object Number
H485
People
James Frothingham, American (Charlestown, MA 1786 - 1864 Brooklyn, NY)
Eliphalet Pearson (1752 - 1826)
Title
Eliphalet Pearson (1752-1826), after Samuel F.B. Morse
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
after 1817
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
61 x 50.8 cm (24 x 20 in.)
Provenance
Martha C. Pearson; her bequest to the Massachusetts Historical Society, 1939; their gift to Harvard University, 1940.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Gift of the Massachusetts Historical Society, 1940
Object Number
H485
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Marc Arkin, "The Force of Ancient Manners: Federalist Politics and the Unitarian Controversy Revisited", Journal of the Early Republic (Winter 2002), vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 575-610, ill. p. 592

Conrad Edwick Wright, Revolutionary Generation: Harvard Men and the Consequences of Independence (Amherst, MA, 2005), p. 174

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 and Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge and New Haven, 2014), p. 212, cat. 162, ill.

Grant Hamming, "Adding Voices to Harvard's Past", Index Magazine, Harvard Art Museums (December 8, 2017)

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