John Phillips (1719-1795), Dartmouth Trustee, 1773-1793

Joseph Steward, American, 1753 - 1822


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Oil on canvas

Overall: 79 1/4 x 68 1/2 in. (201.3 x 174 cm)

Frame: 88 x 78 in. (223.52 x 198.12 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Commissioned by the Trustees of Dartmouth College



North America, United States



Object Name




On view


Signed, lower left, on base of pilaster: J. Steward. Pinxt.

Exhibition History

Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art

Publication History

Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art, with contributions by Katherine Hart, Michael R. Taylor, John O'Reilly and James Tellin, Trevor Fairbrother and John T. Kirk, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2015, p. 11. Fig. 1.1.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 24, no. 4.

Tommy Hilfiger, New England: Icons and Inspirations, New York City: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2004, ill. p. 95.

Jerald E. Brown, The Years of the Life of Samuel Lane, 1718-1806: A New Hampshire Man and His World, Hanover and London: University Press of New England, 2000, ill. p. 47.

John Sweetman, The Enlightenment and the Age of Revolution: 1700-1850, London: Addison Wesley Longman Limited, 1998, ill. p. 50

Debra Muller, Specs: for building and restoration, Colonial Homes, Volume 21, No. 1, February 1995, New York: The Hearst Corporation, 1994, p. 102

Endowed Faculty Chairs, Development Publications, Dartmouth College, Spring 1992. (a fund-raising brochure for Dartmouth's Campaign to Excel)

C. Saumarez Smith, The Room 1700-1800, London: Weidenfeld G. Nicolson, Victoria & Albert Museum, 1992.

Mathew Clarkson, Floorcloths, Americana Magazine, New York, New York: Americana Magazine, Inc., September/October 1991, Vol 19, No. 4, pp. 32-35, ill. p. 33.

Various Contributors, The State That Made Us A Nation: New Hampshire's Celebration of the Bicentennial of the Constitution, Publisher Petter E. Randell for the Bicentennial Commission, 1989.

Exeter, New Hampshire 1638-1988; 350 Years of History; An Exhibition; 1988, p. 15 and 24.

Elizabeth Wilhide, Laura Ashley Book of Windows, Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1988.

Robert Selim, editor, The Script and Design for the Exhibition New & Different: Home Interiors in Eighteenth-Century America; August 1986 September 1987, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C.; Anne Golovin and Rodris Roth, Curators; Dru Colbert, Designer.

Elizabeth Garrett, At Home: The American Family , 1987?

Catalogue of Portraits, and other works of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1932, p. 31, no. 125.

George Hill Evans, Catalogue of Portraits and other works of art in the gallery of Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1901, p. 12, no. 12.

William H. Gerdts, Art Across America: Two Centuries of Regional Painting, New York: Abbeville Pres, Publishers, 1900, vol. p. 103.


Commissioned by the Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1793.

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