Man with a Red Collar (Veteran; Wounded Man)

Prior-Hamblin School (William Matthew Prior; Sturtevant J Hamblin / Hamblen), American, mid-19th century

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about 1845-1850

Oil on millboard

Overall: 13 7/8 × 9 1/2 in. (35.2 × 24.1 cm)

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

P.935.1.65

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

On view

Inscription

Label (now in file): American Folk Art Gallery / 113 W. 13th St. New York, N. Y.: inscribed, in black ink, upper left: P869; upper right: Oil; center: Veteran - Fall River Style Small label (now in file) with red border: inscribed, in ink: upper left: Oil; upper right: P869; center: Wounded Man / Fall River) / lower left: TX Label (now in file): printed: Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. / 10 West Fify-fourth Street, New York; inscribed in ink: 869 Man w. Red Collar Scratched on wooden panel on back of picture the title "Man with Red Collar". Written in graphite on panel "Presented by Mr. St[urgis] The Groton School, Dec. X 18.."

Exhibition History

American Folk Art at the Hood Museum of Art (a thematic partial permanent gallery installation); Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, July 16, 2015.

Provenance

[Possibly owned by S. (Sullivan) Warren Sturgis (1868-1952); given to The Groton School, December, between 1892-1935]; found in Brewster, Massachusetts; Downtown Gallery [Edith Halpert's American Folk Art Gallery label, P869] New York; sold to Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948), New York, November 17, 1933; given to present collection, 1935.

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