Widow of an Indian Chief, Watching the Arms of her Deceased Husband

John Raphael Smith, English, 1752 - 1812, after Joseph Wright of Derby, English, 1734 - 1797

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1812

Mezzotint on paper

Overall: 18 x 21 7/8 in. (45.7 x 55.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Phyllis and Bertram Geller 1937 Memorial Fund

PR.963.41

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Printed, lower left: Painted by J. Wright; lower center: The Window of an Indian Cheif Watching the Arms of Her Deceased Husband / Published March 2, 1812 by Tho. Palser, Surry-side of Westminster Bridge.; lower right: Engraved by J. R. Smith, Mezzotinto Engraver to his Royal Highns the Prince of Wales / & his Serene Highns the Duke of Orleans

Course History

WRIT 7 , Religion and Literature: Re-visioning the Natural, Nancy Crumbine, Spring 2015

ENGL 22, The Rise of the Novel, Alysia Garrison, Spring 2015

GEOG 11, Qualitative Methods and the Research Process in Geography, Abigail Neely, Winter 2015

WRIT 5, Writing Into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Winter 2015

WRIT 5, Writing Into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Winter 2015

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Fall 2014

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Fall 2014

WRIT 7, Religion and Literature: Revisioning the Invisible, Nancy Crumbine, Spring 2014

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Spring 2014

WRIT 5, Poor Taste, William Boyer, Winter 2014

HIST 6, NAS 30, History of the American West, Ben Madley, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

Teaching the History of Western Art 1500-Present, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ArtH2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 27-March 11, 2001.

Images of the West: Selections from the Permanent Collection, MALS 190, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 15-August 28, 1994.

Death and Dying: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 55, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 11-March 26, 1995.

Provenance

The Old Print Shop, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1963.

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