Identification and Creation
Object Number
H392
People
Jane Stuart, American (Boston, MA c. 1808 - 1888 Newport, RI)
After Gilbert Stuart, American (North Kingstown, RI 1755 - 1828 Boston, MA)
George Washington (1732 - 1799)
Title
George Washington (1732-1799), after Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1850-1860
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
77.5 x 64.4 cm (30 1/2 x 25 3/8 in.)
framed: 94.6 x 82.2 x 8.3 cm (37 1/4 x 32 3/8 x 3 1/4 in.)
Provenance
Purchased from the artist by Professor Edward Charles Pickering (1846-1919), c. 1874-88; his bequest to Harvard, 1919.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Bequest of Professor Edward C. Pickering to Harvard University, 1919
Object Number
H392
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Laura M. Huntsinger, Harvard Portraits: A Catalogue of Portrait Paintings at Harvard University, ed. Alan Burroughs, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1936), pp. 143-144

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. 438, cat. 2316

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. 469-70, cat. 435, ill.

Exhibition History

Washington Memorial Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 03/01/1932 - 03/31/1932

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