Mourning Picture for Bezaleel Woodward (1745-1804)

Annette Woodward, American, 1787 - 1824

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about 1810

Silk satin embroidered with silk thread, handpainted

Image: 19 1/4 × 14 in. (48.9 × 35.6 cm)

Overall: 21 5/8 × 16 1/2 in. (54.9 × 41.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. John Howes Waters in memory of her husband

T.933.13

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Textile

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed: Bezaleel Woodward Esqr Obit Augst 25th 1804 AE 59

Course History

HIST 27, WGST 23, Gender and Power in American History from the Colonial Period to the Civil War, Leslie Butler, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

The Object World, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ARTH2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 5-March 15, 2015.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, July 16, 2015.

American Decorative Arts at Dartmouth, Jaffe-Friede and Strass Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 10-March 1, 1981.

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26- July 21, 2019.

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

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 108, ill. plate no. 39.

Dick Hoefnagel and Virginia L. Close, Charles N. Haskins and the Woodward Room at Baker Library, The Dartmouth College Library Bulletin, Nov. 1998, XXXIX No. 1, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, November 1998, p. 14-25, ill. p. 15.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 212-213, no. 187.

Provenance

From the artist, Annette Woodward Searle (1789-1824); bequeathed to a distant relative on her husband, the Reverend Thomas Coleman Searle, Class of 1812 (1787-1820) side, Annette Howes Waters; to her son, John Howes Waters (1852-1933); to his wife, Mrs. John Howes Waters; given to present collection, 1933.

Old Number

T.933.10

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