Eben Flagg (1795-1837)

Washington Allston, American, 1779 - 1843


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about 1801

Oil on canvas

Overall: 20 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. (51.4 x 41.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Priscilla P. and William M. Chester, Jr.



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name




Not on view

Exhibition History

Lent by William Merrill Chester, Jr. to the Milwaukee Art Museum, probably in the 1960s.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 4, 2014.


MacBeth Gallery, New York; sold to Alice Greenwood Chapman (1853–1935), Milwaukee, Wisconsin (great aunt of donor William Merrill Chester, Jr.), early 1900s; bequeathed to William Merrill Chester, Jr., 1935 (held for him by his grandmother, [Alice Greenwood Chapman’s sister], Laura Chapman Miller [1866–1960], Milwaukee, until he married and had a house of his own); William Merrill Chester Jr. took physical possession of the painting following his 1949 marriage to Priscilla Penfield; given to present collection, 2013.

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