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

Joseph Steward, American, 1753 - 1822

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1794-1796

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

P.793.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

On view

Inscription

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

Exhibition History

The Dartmouth Collection:19th & 20th Century Paintings, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 17-November 6, 1982.

Paintings by New England Provincial Artists 1775-1800, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, July 20-October 17, 1976.

Joseph Steward, Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, Connecticut, November 1, 1981-Janaury 30, 1982.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 26, 1996-June 22, 1997.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 2, 2009-present.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 24, 1989-June 1, 1993.

Hail, Holy Land: The Idea of America, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 27-September 7, 1980.

Exeter, New Hampshire 1638-1988; 350 Years of History; An Exhibition, Lamont Gallery, Exeter, New Hampshire, July 4-August 1, 1988.

Commemoration of Phillips Exeter Acamdemy's Bicentennial, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire, September 23, 1980-June 15, 1981.

An Exhibition of American Painting, Silver and Architecture from 1650 to the War of 1812, Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois, April 21-June 19, 1949.

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

"Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art", Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 22-December 6, 2015.

Publication History

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Provenance

Commissioned by the Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1793.

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