Dr. Isaac Burnet Davenport (1854-1922)

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834 - 1903

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1895-1902/3

Oil on canvas

Overall: 20 × 12 3/8 in. (50.8 × 31.4 cm)

Frame: 32 × 24 1/4 in. (81.3 × 61.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil Jr., Class of 1935

P.986.86

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Exhibition History

James McNeill Whistler: Works from the Dartmouth Collection, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 9-March 13, 1988.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 19, 2003-August 21, 2006.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1997-April 21, 2003.

Exposition des oeuvres de James McNeill Whistler, May 1905, no. 28

American Viewpoints: Painting and Sculpture from the Hood Museum of Art, Timken Museum of Art, San Diego, California, May 5-August 31, 2003.

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 20, 2020-September 12, 2021.

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.

Publication History

Valley News Echoes, "Newly Acquired Whistler Portrait on View in Sack Gallery at Hood", Hanover, May 5, 1987, p. 1.

Sotheby's, Sale 5463, American Paintings, May 5, 1986, lot no. 144.

John J. Cowan, From 1846 to 1932, Edinburgh, 1933, p. 85

Elizabeth Robins and Joseph Pennell, The Life of Jamess McNeill Whistler, 5th edition, reivsed, Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1911, p. 321.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 70, no. 48.

Antiques & The Arts Weekly, "Whistler Portrait donated to Hood Museum of Art", Hanover, December 18, 1987, p. 85.

Andrew McLaren Young, Margaret MacDonald, Robin Spencer, Hamish Miles, The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1980, v. I, p. 189, no. 426, v. II, no. 263, ill.

Provenance

Dr. Isaac Burnet Davenport (1845-1922), Paris, France; Mrs. Davenport, Larchmont, New York; Sotheby's New York, May 29, 1986, sale no. 5463; sold to Adolph Weil Jr. (1915-1995), 1986; given to present collection, 1986.

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