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Portrait of Alexander Pope
Portrait of Alexander Pope
Date:
18th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Black, White And Red Chalks On Tan Laid Paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 184 x 137 mm (7 1/4 x 5 3/8 in.) oval
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Josephine Knowles Seligman (Mrs. Joseph Seligman, born in Pensacola, Forida 1889, lived in New York from 1910, died there 1975); Thomas K. Seligman, San Francisco (her grandson); gift to AFGA l986.;
Label from verso of frame in file: Identifies subject and artist (pupil of Riley, master of Hudson, friend of Hogarth and Pope.)
Treatment by WRPCL completed 12/1994

Accession Number:
1986.2.43
Acquisition Date:
1986-01-01
Credit Line:

Gift of Thomas K. Seligman

portrait study of the famous poet : head only, seen full face, with full wig ( or head of hair?), oval format

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