Captain John Barry
29 3/4 x 25 in. (75.6 x 63.5 cm)
(Philadelphia, PA, 1734 - 1805, Philadelphia, PA)
Medium and Support:
Oil on canvas
Gift of the Estate of Peter Barry
Location: Not currently on view
Label, verso, attached to canvas: Portrait of John Barry of Philadelphia, Captain of the Lexington, painted by Matthew Pratt April 1776 for John Nixon Esq. of Philadelphia
Commissioned by John Nixon, Philadelphia, PA; Ehrich Galleries, New York, NY; purchased by William C. Barry; Peter Barry, Rochester, NY; Estate of Peter Barry, Rochester, NY; bequeathed to the Gallery in 1981
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This object has the following bibliographic references:
Article Author: Sherman, Frederic Fairchild.
Article Title: A Miniature and an Oil Portrait by Matthew Pratt.
Article Scope: Article and reproduction.
Art in America.
New York, NY: Art in America
Volume Number: 20,
Issue Number: 2.
Issue Date: February 1932.
Page Number: 68, 71,
Figure Number: 70
Article Scope: Article.
Matthew Pratt, 1734-1805.
New York, NY: The New York Historical Society, 1942.
An Important Collection of Old Masters & Early American Paintings: A Choice Selection from the Collection of The Ehrich Galleries.
New York, NY: The Anderson Galleries, 1922.
William Charles Henry Wood
and Ralph Henry Gabriel.
The Pageant of America: The Winning of Freedom.
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1927.
Article Author: Ansoff, Peter.
Article Title: Sir Charles Fawcett Redux: The Historical Connection....
Article Scope: Mention and reproduction.
Proceedings of the 24th International Congress of Vexillology.
Washington, DC: North American Vexillological Association, 2011.
Page Number: 16,
Figure Number: 5
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