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Author/Artist Metcalf, Eliab, 1785-1834.
Title Mrs. William Bedlow Crosby (Harriet Ashton Clarkson).
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 36 x 29 in.
oil on canvas.
Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Metcalf, Eliab 122-6a    AVAILABLE
Provenance (f) Inherited by the subject's son, Robert Crosby;
(f) his daughter, Mrs. Alfred Duane Pell, New York;
(f and g) Museum of the City of New York, New York, Cornelia Livingston Pell Bequest (38.520.2).
Current repository Museum of the City of New York, New York, New York, United States, Cornelia Livingston Pell Bequest, 38.520.2, public.
Condition history (f) Cleaned and restored by Mrs. Winslow sometime between 1935 and 1940. The subject wore a buff jacket before restoration.
Attribution history (f) Formerly thought to be by Samuel Lovett Waldo. According to Martin S. Soria, surely by Eliab Metcalf; Library staff agrees with attribution to Eliab Metcalf.
Images Photograph, Ira W. Martin 21193 Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative (before restoration).
Photograph, Ira W. Martin 21193a Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative (after restoration).
Digital image, Ira W. Martin 21193_POST.tif Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative (before restoration).
Digital image, Ira W. Martin 21193a_POST.tif Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative (after restoration).
Sources (h) Information from Frick Art Reference Library Photoarchive.
(i) Smithsonian American Art Museum. "Art Inventories Catalog." Smithsonian Institution. http://siris-artinventories.si.edu (accessed May 2013).
Fund Record created with funding from The National Endowment for the Humanities.
LC subject Metcalf, Eliab, 1785-1834.
Waldo, Samuel Lovett, 1783-1861.
Crosby, Harriet Ashton Clarkson, 1786-1859.
Art, American.
Other subject Portraits: Women: With hands: Head to left.
Genre/Form American School.
Paintings (visual works)
Reproductions.
Other author Waldo, Samuel Lovett, 1783-1861, former attribution.
Related corporate bodies Museum of the City of New York.
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Metcalf, Eliab, 1785-1834.

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