Daniel Webster (1782-1852), Class of 1801

Chester Harding, American, 1792 - 1866


about 1830

Oil on canvas

Overall: 35 × 27 1/2 in. (88.9 × 69.9 cm)

Frame: 43 × 35 1/2 in. (109.2 × 90.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Thomas M. Evans



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


On view


Not signed. Not signed.

Exhibition History

Exhibited as part of the celebration of the publication of the Webster Papers at Dartmouth College, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 25-July 9, 1989.

Happy Birthday Daniel Webster, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 5, 1975-January 25, 1976.

Publication History

Robert V. Remini, Daniel Webster: The Man and His Time, New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1997, illustration.

Leah Lipton, A Truthful Likeness: Chester Harding and his Portraits, National Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1986, p.185.


B. P. Cheney [friend of the sitter]; to Mrs. Carl F. Kaufman [his daughter]; Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to The John Nicholson Gallery, New York, 1954; sold to Joseph Katz, Baltimore, Maryland, 1954; sold to Victor D. Spark, New York [from the Estate of Joseph Katz]; sold to Thomas M. Evans, Sewickley, Pennsylvania, about 1957-58; given to present collection, 1962.

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