Portrait of James Kent (1763-1847)

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Portrait of James Kent (1763-1847)

 

 

Name:
Sharples, James, 1752-1811 (Artist)
Title:
Portrait of James Kent (1763-1847)
Subjects:
Kent, James, 1763-1847
Format:
drawings
Genre:
portraits
Place of Origin:
United States
Date:
1798
Physical Description:
1 drawing ; sight 8 7/8 x 6 15/16 in. (22.6 x 17.7 cm), with frame: 12 15/16 x 11 in. (32.8 x 27.9 cm)
Note (Medium/support):
Pastel on paper
Note (Ownership):
Gift of Edmund Astley Prentis, 1963
Note:
Plaque suspended from frame: JAMES KENT / Chancellor of New York State / 1793 Professor of Law at Columbia College / Painted by James Sharples Sr. in 1795 / Presented by Edmund Astley Prentis / Class of 1906 Mines [NOTE: Art Properties worksheet says that the date on the plaque is incorrect and should be 1798]; scratched into front of frame: James Kent / Aetat XXXV / Sharpless
Library Location:
Art Properties, Columbia University
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Catalog Record:
11868419
Digital Project:
Art Properties -- Columbia’s Art Collection Online
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-44n4-6j03