James Francis Smith as a Child (1834-1904)

attributed to Isaac Sheffield, American, 1798 - 1845

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about 1833-1834

Oil on canvas

Overall: 29 15/16 x 24 in. (76 x 61 cm)

Frame: 34 x 28 in. (86.36 x 71.12 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Professor Richard Halsey Goddard, Class of 1920

P.960.74.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

Exhibition History

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.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 26, 1996-June 22, 1997.

Hail, Holy Land: The Idea of America, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 27-September 7, 1980.

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

On Loan to the Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, Connecticut, date unknown until 1960.

Provenance

By descent in the family (the donor is the grand-nephew of the sitter); Professor Richard Halsey Goddard (1897-1983), Dartmouth Physics Department; given to present collection, 1960.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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