Robert Lindley (1776-1855)

William Beechey, English, 1753 - 1839

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about 1810

Oil on canvas

Overall: 81 × 57 1/4 in. (205.7 × 145.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Irving S. Manheimer

P.959.35

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

P.961.256. Label, on reverse: Maison Pottier, Ch. Pottier, Specialite pour Tableaux et Objets D'Art, 14 rue Gailbon (in graphite on label: 703); label, on reverse: Sir W. Beechey Robert Lindley 2920 (beside it, in blue crayon: 2920); label, on reverse: 52; label, on reverse: N83418 Ct. p1 (in graphite: 244) (Schweitzer business card on back)

Exhibition History

The Dartmouth Collection: 19th & 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.

European Paintings from the College Collection, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 13-October 6, 1974.

European 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, August 30, 2008-March 8, 2009.

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

Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1978-?.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, pp. 80-81, ill. pp. 80/81, no. 35.

Richard Leppert, "The Musician of the Imagination", in William Weber, Editor, The Musician as Entrepeneur, 1700-1914: Managers, Charlatans, and Idealists, Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2004, pp. 29-35, ill. p. 30.

Richard Leppert, "The Musiciam of the Imagination" in Sound Judgement: Selected Essays, Contemporary Thinkers on Critical Musicolgy, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 3HR, United Kingdom and Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate Publishing, 2007, ill. p.31.

Arthur R. Blumenthal, Portraits at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1978, no. 40, p. 49.

Advertisement for Schweitzer Gallery, May 1957, "Antiques", vol. 71, p. 424.

Provenance

Baron Lazzarroni, Nice, France (died 1934); M. R. Schweitzer, [Meyer (Mac) R. Schweitzer, 1911-2006], New York, 1958; Irving S. Manheimer, New York; given to present collection, 1959.

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