Daniel Webster (1782-1852), Class of 1801
Gilbert Stuart, American, 1755 - 1828
possibly completed by an unknown artist, American, 19th century
1825 or later
Oil on canvas; transferred to tempered aluminum panel
Overall: 36 × 28 in. (91.5 × 71.1 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Edwin Webster Sanborn, Class of 1878
Place Made: United States, North America
Not on view
Exhibited as part of the celebration of the publication of the Webster Papers at Dartmouth College, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1989.
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.
Happy Birthday Daniel Webster, Carpenter Gallery, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 5, 1975-January 25, 1976.
Portraits at Dartmouth, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 10-April 16, 1978.
Philip H. Dunbar, Portrait of Daniel Webster, Hanover, New Hampshire,1950, p. 31 (unpublished Dartmouth senior thesis).
H.G. Rugg, S.C. Hayward, and C.P. Lathrop, Catalogue of Portraits, and Other Works of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1932, p. 43, no. 186; illus. opp. p. 60.
C. H. Hart, Life Portraits of Daniel Webster, McClure's Magazine, May 1897, p.559.
Arthur R. Blumenthal, Portraits at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1978, p. 56, no. 49.
Lawrence Park, Gilbert Stuart: An Illustrated Descriptive List of His Works, New York: William Edwin Ridge, 1926, p. 559.
Fisher, S.G., The True Daniel Webster, Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1911, p. 176.
Crawford, Mary C., Romantic Days in the Early Republic, 1912, p. 425.
Barbara Thompson, Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2005.
Daniel Webster, Boston; Ezekiel Webster, Boscawen, New Hampshire [his brother]; Many Anne Webster (Mrs. Edwin W. Sanborn) [his niece], Hanover, New Hampshire; Edwin Webster Sanborn [1857-1928], New York, New York; given to present collection, 1931.
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