Daniel Webster (1782-1852), Class of 1801

Joseph Alexander Ames, American, 1816 - 1872

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mid-19th century

Oil on canvas

Overall: 9 1/2 × 8 3/4 in. (24.1 × 22.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Robert Jackson, Class of 1900

P.930.1

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.

Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 4-December 11, 2005.

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.

Catalogue of Portraits, and other works of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1932, p. 41, no. 177.

Barbara Thompson, Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2005.

Provenance

Robert Jackson (1880-1973, Class of 1900), New York, New York; given to present collection, 1930.

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