Daniel Webster (1782-1852), Class of 1801
George Peter Alexander Healy, American, 1813 - 1894
Oil on canvas
Overall: 30 1/4 × 25 in. (76.9 × 63.5 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of H. L. R. Emmet
Place Made: United States, North America
Not on view
Signed and dated, in red paint, G.P.A. Healy 1853. Label on center front frame: Daniel Webster 1782-1742 (sic)
The Godlike Black Dan, A Selection of Portraits from Life in Commemoration of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Daniel Webster, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., June 4-November 28, 1982.
James Barber and Frederick Voss, The Godlike Black Dan, A Selection of Portraits from Life in Commemoration of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Daniel Webster, Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1982, p. 40-43.
Possibly in the collection of Caroline LeRoy Webster (1797-1882)[Mrs. Daniel Webster]; by descent in the Le Roy / Emmet family to Herman Le Roy Emmet (1889-1968), Erie, Pennsylvania, given to present collection, in 1956 [the donor retained possession of the painting until his death in 1968].
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