Daniel Webster (1782-1852), Class of 1801

Joseph Goodhue Chandler, American, 1813 - 1884



Oil on canvas, Masonite liner

Overall: 36 × 26 in. (91.4 × 66 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. McGoughran, Class of 1920



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, lower left: cor, red: Goodhue Chandler. 1852; inscribed, middle right, beside Webster's left shoulder, in reddish brown pigment: Daniel Webster / died Oct. 24, 1852 / born Jan. 18, 1782 / J. G. Chandler's / original portrait / from which / he has made / numerous / copies

Exhibition History

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

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


Acquired by Frances Armstrong McGoughran (1905-2000) and Charles Fraser McGoughran (1897-1980), Norfolk, Connecticut, date unknown; given to present collection, 1942.

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