Identification and Creation
Object Number
H104
People
John Johnston, American (Boston, MA c. 1753 - 1818 Boston, MA)
John McLean (1761 - 1823)
Title
John McLean (1761-1823)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1800-1810
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
92.7 x 73.7 cm (36 1/2 x 29 in.)
framed: 123.5 x 104.1 x 9.5 cm (48 5/8 x 41 x 3 3/4 in.)
Provenance
William Lee; his gift to Harvard College, 1834.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Gift of William Lee to Harvard College, 1834
Object Number
H104
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

William Garrott Brown, A List of Portraits in the Various Buildings of Harvard University, Harvard University Library (Cambridge, MA, 1898), p. 28

Laura M. Huntsinger, Harvard Portraits: A Catalogue of Portrait Paintings at Harvard University, ed. Alan Burroughs, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1936), p. 97

Alan Burroughs, Limners and Likenesses: Three Centuries of American Painting, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1936), p. 98, fig. 71

Historical Records Survey, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Works Progress Administration, American Portraits, 1620-1825, found in Massachusetts, Volumes 1 and 2, Historical Records Survey (Boston, MA, 1939), p. 256, cat. 1370

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 (U.S.) and Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge and New Haven, 2014), pp. 315-16, cat. 279, ill.

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