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Peter Faneuil

Artist
John Smibert, 1688 - 1751
Sitter
Peter Faneuil, 20 Jun 1700 - 3 Mar 1743
Date
c. 1742
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Stretcher: 126.4 × 101.6 cm (49 3/4 × 40")
Frame: 145.6 × 120.3 × 7 cm (57 5/16 × 47 3/8 × 2 3/4")
Sight: 124.8 × 99.7 cm (49 1/8 × 39 1/4")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Museum Purchase, William A. Clark Fund and through the gift of Orme Wilson) The Corcoran Gallery of Art, one of the country’s first private museums, was established in 1869 to promote art and American genius. In 2014 the Works from the Corcoran Collection were distributed to institutions in Washington, D.C.
Object number
NPG.2019.25
Provenance
Mary Ann Faneuil Jones (Mrs. John Jones), sister of Peter Faneuil, c. 1742; her son, Edward Jones; his son, Charles Jones; his son, Peter Faneuil Jones; his daughter, Frances E. Jones, 1950; on loan to her nephew, (Peter Faneuil Robinson), Scituate, Massachusetts, 1949; (William M. Gannon, dealer); sold to (Vose Galleries), Boston, 1957; Purchased by Corcoran Gallery of Art (William A. Clark Fund and gift of Orme Wilson), 1957; Gift to NPG, 2019.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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