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 × 24 in. (76 × 61 cm)

Frame: 34 × 28 in. (86.4 × 71.1 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

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

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 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 Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 4-31, 1974.

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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