Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Reverend Charles Brockwell, A.M.

Artist and publisher:
Engraved and published by Peter Pelham (American (born England), London 1697–1751 Boston, Massachusetts)
Sitter:
Rev. Charles Brockwell (American (born England), 1696–1755)
Date:
1750
Medium:
Mezzotint
Dimensions:
Image without text: 11 5/8 x 9 3/4 in. (29.5 x 24.8 cm) Sheet (clipped to platemark): 13 3/4 x 9 13/16 in. (35 x 25 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
Accession Number:
24.90.20
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate lower left: "P. Pelham pinx: et fecit 1750"; lower right: "Sold by P. Pelham in Boston"; below image: "The Reverend Charles Brockwell. A:M., Late of Catharine Hall in Cambridge, his Majesties Chaplain in Boston N:E."
Frederic R. Halsey (American, 1847–1918); Frederic R. Halsey Sale, Anderson Galleries, New York, Part I, Nov.1-3, 1916, lot 48; Charles Allen Munn (American, 1859-1924), purchased 1912 from the preceding; Donor: Charles Allen Munn
Chaloner Smith 2; Stauffer 2460
John Chaloner Smith British Mezzotinto Portraits...from the introduction of the art to the early part of the present century. Henry Sotheran & Company, vols. 1-4, 1878–83, vol. III, p. 966, no. 2.

Anderson Galleries, New York, Frederic R. Halsey Frederick R. Halsey Collection of Prints. Parts I-XIII Anderson Galleries, New York. 1916–19, Part I, first session, Nov. 1, 1916, p. 15, lot 48.

David McNeeley Stauffer, Mantle Fielding, Thomas Hovey Gage American Engravers upon Copper and Steel. 1994, vol. II, p. 406, no. 2460.



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