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Identification and Creation
Object Number
G4675
People
Valentine Green, British (1739 - 1813)
After John Singleton Copley, American (Boston, MA 1738 - 1815 London, England)
Title
Eli and Samuel
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1780
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Culture
British
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Mezzotint on paper mounted on canvas
Technique
Mezzotint
Dimensions
sheet: 66.7 × 51.8 cm (26 1/4 × 20 3/8 in.)
image: 66.1 × 50.8 cm (26 × 20 in.)
framed: 73.8 × 58.6 × 3.2 cm (29 1/16 × 23 1/16 × 1 1/4 in.)
Provenance
John Singleton Copley, London, gift; to Harvard College, 1782
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Le Bl. 2
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from Harvard University, Gift of John Singleton Copley
Accession Year
1782
Object Number
G4675
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Ethan Lasser, "A Classroom in the Age of Enlightenment", The Magazine Antiques (New York, NY, 2017), Fig. 9

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. 90, Plate 26; p. 57 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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