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Identification and Creation
Object Number
G4403
People
Robert Dunkarton, British (1744 - before 1817)
After John Singleton Copley, American (Boston, MA 1738 - 1815 London, England)
Title
Abraham's Sacrifice
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1797
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Culture
British
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Mezzotint on paper mounted on canvas
Technique
Mezzotint
Dimensions
sheet: 67.7 x 51 cm (26 5/8 x 20 1/16 in.)
plate: 66.7 x 50.2 cm (26 1/4 x 19 3/4 in.)
framed: 74.9 × 57.8 × 3.2 cm (29 1/2 × 22 3/4 × 1 1/4 in.)
Provenance
Gardiner Greene, gift; to Harvard University, 1818
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from Harvard University, Gift of Gardiner Greene
Accession Year
1818
Object Number
G4403
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Ethan Lasser, ed., The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2017), p. 130, Plate 66; p. 28, pp. 37-38 as part of Fig. 28 in Ethan W. Lasser's "Harvard's Teaching Cabinet"; p. 59 in María Dolores Sánchez-Jáuregui's "A Repository of Gifts"

Exhibition History

The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/19/2017 - 12/31/2017; The Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow, 04/17/2018 - 07/15/2018

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