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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.1380
People
James Tassie, British, English (Pollokshaws, Scotland 1735 - 1799 London, England)
Title
Archibald Campbell Fraser (1736-1815)
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture, relief
Date
1795
Culture
British
Physical Descriptions
Medium
White glass paste on transparent background backed by brown fabric
Dimensions
sight: 9 x 6.2 x 2.4 cm (3 9/16 x 2 7/16 x 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: impressed in exergue: Tassie F. 1795
  • inscription: in exergue, impressed: GILL MAC-SHIMI, XXXVIII
  • inscription: back of frame, black ink: Gill Mac-Shimi, XXXVIII
  • inscription: backing, graphite, handwritten: Hon. A. C. Fraser
Provenance
Frederick Rathbone, London, England, Sold to Winthrop, 1910.
Grenville Lindall Winthrop, New York, NY, Purchased from Rathbone, 1910, Bequest to Fogg Art Museum, 1943. Winthrop paid £11.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.1380
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Fraser in right profile, wearing military uniform.
Publication History

Old Wedgwood from the Bequest of Grenville Lindall Winthrop, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1944), no. 104, p. 41

Exhibition History

Old Wedgwood from the Bequest of Grenville Lindall Winthrop, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 06/04/1944 - 09/03/1944

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