Daniel Webster (1782-1852), Class of 1801

David Claypoole Johnston, American, 1799 - 1865

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1831

Black and white chalk with traces of red, yellow, and blue chalk on tan wove paper

Sheet: 12 × 9 1/4 in. (30.5 × 23.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Matt B. Jones

D.968.108

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, lower right: D. C. Johnston / 1831

Exhibition History

The Godlike Black Dan, A Selection of Portraits from Life in Commemoration of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Daniel Webster, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., June 4-November 28, 1982.

Publication History

James Barber and Frederick Voss, The Godlike Black Dan, A Selection of Portraits from Life in Commemoration of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Daniel Webster, Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1982, p. 32-33.

Bonnie Carman Harvey, Daniel Webster: "Liberty and Union, Now and Forever", Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, Inc., 2001, 112 pp., ill. p. 61.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, ill. p. 238.

Provenance

Matt B. Jones; given to present collection, 1968.

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