Daniel Webster (1782-1852), Class of 1801

Joseph Alexander Ames, American, 1816 - 1872

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about 1851

Oil on canvas

Overall: 45 × 35 in. (114.3 × 88.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Jabez Baxter Upham, Class of 1842

P.849.3

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed. Not dated.

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. 44-46.

George Hill Evans, Catalogue of Portraits and other works of art in the gallery of Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1901, p. 23, no. 60.

Catalogue of Portraits, and other works of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1932, p. 42, no. 179.

Provenance

Jabez Baxter Upham (1820-1902); given to present collection, 1849.

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