Benjamin Ames Kimball (1833-1920), Class of 1854

Joseph Rodefer DeCamp, American, 1858 - 1923

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about 1904

Oil on canvas

Overall: 44 1/2 × 39 1/2 in. (113 × 100.4 cm)

Frame: 45 1/8 × 41 1/8 in. (114.6 × 104.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Benjamin A. Kimball, Class of 1854

P.919.2.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on reverse, in black [crayon?]: B.A. Kimball / By J. DeCamp; inscribed, on central cross member of stretcher, in black [crayon?]: B.A. Kimball By J. DeCamp; inscribed, in graphite, on central cross member of stretcher: DeCamp; circular brass framer's label tacked to top center of frame reverse: FOSTER BROTHERS / MAKERS / BOSTON MASS.; branded into bottom center of frame reverse: 552 / 2059

Exhibition History

Ten American Painters, Saint Botolph Club, Boston, Massachusetts, April 26-May 13, 1905, no. 4.

Ten American Painters, Montross Gallery, New York, New York, March 17-April 4, 1908, no.13.

Ten American Painters, Montross Gallery, New York, March 25-April 13, 1905, no. 4.

Ten American Painters, M. Knoedler and Company, New York, New York, March 15-March 27, 1915, no. 12.

Portraits by Joseph DeCamp, Guild of Boston Artists, Boston, Massachusetts, December 28, 1915-January 8, 1916, no. 11.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 8, 2003-April 13, 2004.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 30, 2000-February 18, 2001.

Guild of Boston Artists, Boston, Massachusetts, April 1, 1919.

Exhibition of Portraits- Past and Present Members, Saint Botolph Club, Boston, Massachusetts, January 3-January 14, 1905, no. 109.

Publication History

Ten American Painters, New York: Spanierman Gallery, 1990, pp. 96, 177, 179-180.

Ten American Painters, New York Times, April 1, 1905, p. 11.

Laurene Buckley, Joseph DeCamp: Master Painter of the Boston School, Munich and New York: Prestel-Verlag, 1995, p. 85-86, ill. p.85, fig. 52, also cited p. 98, notes 66, 67; pp 149, 150, 152, 154.

James L. Garvin, Historical New Hampshire: Tuck's Gift, "New Hampshire's Temple of History", Volume 65, No. 2, New Hampshire Historical Society, ill. p. 105.

Harlan C. Pearson, Benjamin Ames Kimball '54, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine 13 (November 1920), p. 9.

Catalogue of Portraits, and other works of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1932, p. 24, no. 91.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 78, no. 54.

Provenance

Benjamin Ames Kimballl (1833-1920); given to present collection, 1919.

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