Daniel Webster (1782-1852), Class of 1801

Chester Harding, American, 1792 - 1866

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about 1830

Oil on canvas

Overall: 35 x 27 1/2 in. (88.9 x 69.901 cm)

Frame: 43 x 35 1/2 in. (109.22 x 90.17 cm)

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

P.962.198

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

On view

Inscription

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.

Provenance

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.

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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