The Architect (Portrait of John Joseph Borie, III, 1869-1926)

Thomas Eakins, American, 1844 - 1916

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1896-1898

Oil on canvas

Overall: 79 1/2 x 41 1/2 in. (201.9 x 105.4 cm)

Frame: 84 x 46 in. (213.4 x 116.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller

P.935.1.19

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

On view

Inscription

Not signed.

Exhibition History

Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, March 24, 2016-June 30, 2018.

The Protean Century, 1870-1970, A Loan Exhibition from The Dartmouth College Collection, Alumni and Friends of the College [under the auspices of the Dartmouth Arts Council], M. Knoedler & Company, Inc, New York, New York, February 10-28, 1970.

The Dartmouth Collection: 19th and 20th Century Paintings, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 17-November 6, 1982.

Portraits At Dartmouth, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 10-April 16, 1978.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1997-May 8, 2007.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 1, 1985-June 22, 1997.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 2, 2009-present.

Gifts of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Carpenter Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-July 11, 1976.

Director's Choice, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 10-July 10, 1966.

Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, April 1-June 18, 1968

Churchill P. Lathrop at Dartmouth 1928-1978, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, and Barrows Windows, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 20-November 26, 1978.

Carpenter Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 18, 1978-May 1982.

Art From the Ivory Tower: Selections from College and University Collections, Fred L. Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, April 9-May 29, 1983.

American Classics of the Nineteenth Century, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia, ; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland; The Currier Gallery, Manchester, New Hampshire, 1957-1958.

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

American 19th Century Paintings, Beaumont-May Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 4-October 31, 1974.

Publication History

Sylvan Schendler, "Eakins", Boston: Little, Brown, 1967, p.260, fig. 138.

Martha Burgin and Maureen Holtz, Robert Allerton; The Private Man and the Public Gifts, Champaign: The News-Gazette, Inc., 2009, ill. p. 44.

Lloyd Goodrich, "Thomas Eakins: His Life and Work", New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1933, p.205, no. 467.

Kathleen A. Foster, Thomas Eakins Rediscovered: Charles Bregler's Thomas Eakins collection at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, New Haven, CT: Yale University Press/Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1997.

Gordon Hendricks, "The Life and Work of Thomas Eakins", New York: Grossman Publishers, 1974, pp.268, 331, no. 153.

Franklin Kelly, "American Masters from Bingham to Eakins", Landover, Maryland: National Gallery of Art, 2004, 166 pp., B&W ill. p. 25.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, pp. 15, ill. p. 15, fig. 6.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 68, no. 46.

Arthur R. Blumenthal, Portraits at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1978, no. 72, p. 76.

"The Protean Century, 1870-1970", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1970, no. 11.

"Art From the Ivory Tower: Selections from College and University Collections", Clinton, New York: Hamilton College, 1983, p.22, ill. p.23.

"American Paintings in the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College", THE MAGAZINE ANTIQUES, November 1985, by Barbara J. MacAdam, p.1025.

Provenance

The artist; Adolphe Borie [cousin of the sitter], Philiadelphia, 1910-1933; sold to Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948), New York, 1933; given to present collection, 1935.

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