Eben Flagg (1795-1837)

Washington Allston, American, 1779 - 1843


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about 1801

Oil on canvas

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

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



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Exhibition History

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-July 21, 2019.

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

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


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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