Daniel Webster (1782-1852), Class of 1801

Sarah Goodridge, American, 1788 - 1853

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about late 1830s

Watercolor on ivory (miniature)

Sheet: 3 9/16 × 2 3/4 in. (9 × 7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Edwin A. Bayley, Class of 1885

W.X.47.1

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Research Area

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscriptions

not signed.

Exhibition History

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 20-October 2, 2020.

American Works on Paper to 1950: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-December 9, 2007.

From Copley to Dove: American Drawings and Watercolors at Dartmouth, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 11-May 25, 1989 (no cat.).

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24-September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20-December 31, 2005.

Portraits at Dartmouth, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, no. 45, March 10-April 16, 1978.

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., no. 9, June 4-November 28, 1982.

Publication History

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. 24-25.

Arthur R. Blumenthal, Portraits at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1978, p. 52, no. 45.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, pp. 19, 28, 66, 251-252, ill. p. 67, no. 7.

Provenance

Edwin Allen Bayley, Class of 1885, Boston (Daniel Webster Collection); given to present collection, 1944.

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