Sarah Mills (Mrs. Peter) Olcott (d. 1810)

Unknown American, American, formerly attributed to Joseph Steward

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about 1800-1810

Oil on canvas

Overall: 30 1/8 × 26 1/8 in. (76.5 × 66.4 cm)

Frame: 37 × 33 in. (94 × 83.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Sarah Olcott Brinley

P.893.2

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Course History

ARTH 85, Senior Seminar in Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Fall 2014

ARTH 86, Senior Seminar in Art Historical Theory and Method, Katie Hornstein, Winter 2014

ARTH 86, Senior Seminar in Art Historical Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Winter 2013

ARTH 86, Senior Seminar in Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

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

Publication History

The Farming Project: A Nine-Part Journey Beyond the Mystique of Farming in Vermont, Colchester, Vermont: Vermont ETV, 1994

George Hill Evans, Catalogue of Portraits and other works of art in the gallery of Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1901, p. 35, no. 127.

Catalogue of Portraits, and other works of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1932, p. 29, no. 115.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 23, fig 23.

Provenance

1893 given to Dartmouth College by the sitter's granddaughter, Sarah Olcott Brinley of Newport, Rhode Island.

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