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Identification and Creation
Object Number
H605
People
Unidentified Artist
John Still Winthrop (1720 - 1776)
Title
John Still Winthrop (1720-1776)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
18th century
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
English
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
88.3 x 70.2 cm (34 3/4 x 27 5/8 in.)
framed: 104.1 x 87 x 6.4 cm (41 x 34 1/4 x 2 1/2 in.)
Provenance
Gift of Robert Winthrop, representing the Winthrop family, to Harvard University, 1964.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Gift of Robert Winthrop, representing the Winthrop family, to Harvard University, 1964
Object Number
H605
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Lawrence Shaw Mayo, The Winthrop Family in America, Massachusetts Historical Society (Boston, MA, 1948), pp. 154-164, ill. opp. p. 154

Harvard University, Winthrop Family Portraits at Harvard: John Winthrop House, Harvard University, brochure (Cambridge, MA, April 1956), p. 8, ill. opp. p. 10

Andrew Oliver, Ann Millspaugh Huff, and Edward W. Hanson, Portraits in the Massachusetts Historical Society: An Illustrated Catalogue with Descriptive Matter, Massachusetts Historical Society (Boston, MA, 1988), p. 128

Dorothy B. Wexler, Reared in a Greenhouse: The Stories, and Story of, Dorothy Winthrop Bradford, Garland Publishers, Inc. (New York, NY and London, England, 1998), ill. p. 38

Patricia E. Kane, "Art & Industry in Early America: Early Rhode Island Furniture, 1650-1830" (2016), Yale University Art Museum/Yale University Press, p. 41, repr. as fig. 5

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