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Call #:
1890.5.1
Title:
Daniel Webster
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Foster, Charles A. - Artist
  • Date:
    1852-1853
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifacts; Art; Portrait
    Materials:
    oil
    canvas
    Medium:
    Painting
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island,
    Description:
    Half length portrait shows man in black coat and white tie and shirt, facing left, with intense deep set eyes. There is a brilliant red drapery in background.
    Dimensions:
    Height:30 in x Width:24.75 in
    Research Notes:
    Copy after G. P. A. Healy's Webster portrait in Virginia Museum of Fine Arts at Richmond.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Henry T. Beckwith , 1890
    Bibliographic References:
    (Goodyear Jr., Frank H. American Paintings in the Rhode Island Historical Society. Providence, RI: the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1974. Image 108, page 85.)
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