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Author/Artist Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815.
Title Philip Freneau.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 29 3/4 x 35 in.
oil on canvas.
Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Copley, John Singleton 121-14q    DIGITIZED
Provenance (e) George A. Plimpton, New York;
(e and f) his bequest in 1936 to his wife, Mrs. George A. Plimpton (Fanny Hastings), New York (died 1950);
(g and h) Dr. Calvin H. Plimpton, New York (died January 30, 2007);
Mrs. Ruth Talbot Plimpton (his wife), Boston, Massachusetts and New York;
by descent in the family;
Sale, Sotheby's, New York, January 18 - 21, 2018, lot 822 (as "Portrait of a Gentleman," attributed to Circle of Copley);
acquired in 2020 by the Matawan Historical Society, Matawan, New Jersey.
Current repository Matawan Historical Society, Matawan, New Jersey, United States, public.
Attribution history (e) This painting is not mentioned in Bayley (1915) or Prown (1966). (i) Not by Copley.
Images Photograph, Ira W. Martin 3791 Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative.
Digital image, 3107100102669_001.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100102669_002.tif (image).
Digital image, 3107100102669_003.tif (documentation).
Digital image, 3791_POST.tif negative.
Sources (e) Information from Frick Art Reference Library Photoarchive.
(f) New York Times (August 2, 1950): 25.
(g) Dr. Calvin H. Plimpton, Frick Library letter of permission dated September 15, 1978.
(h) New York Times (February 4, 2007).
(i) Library staff, September 1978.
(j), website, accessed May 2021.
(k) Kurtis Roinestad, email dated May 20, 2021.
Fund Record created with funding from The Henry Luce Foundation.
Record created with funding from The National Endowment for the Humanities.
LC subject Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815.
Freneau, Philip Morin, 1752-1832.
Art, American.
Other subject Portraits: Men: Without hands: (without hats): Head to right.
Genre/Form American School.
Paintings (visual works)
Related corporate bodies Frick Art Reference Library.
Matawan, N.J. Burrowes Mansion.
Frick artist name form Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815.
Variant attribution Copley, John Singleton, attributed to.

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