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Catalog Number PA.030
Title Martin Burr
Artist Harding, Chester, 1792-1866
Date n.d.
Description Portrait. Adult male subject in Colonial dress, waist-length view, facing left three-quarter turn with eyes facing front, his arm resting on the arm of a chair. The subject has brown hair and sideburns, brown eyes and wears a dark brown coat and white shirt. The back of the chair is visible at the middle right and the background is tan with two raised strips of wood running vertically at left of subject.
Object Name Painting
Medium Oil Paint
Material Canvas
Dimensions H-90 W-71.8 cm
Credit line Gift of Jane Pope Akers
Provenance 1981, September - Gift of Jane Pope Akers
Inscription Type Inscription
Inscription Technique Pen and Ink
Inscription Location Back of Frame - Stretcher
Inscriptions and Marks Martin Burr || By || Harding
Collection Painting
People Akers, Jane Pope, 1917-2011
Harding, Chester, 1792-1866
Notes Formerly #136. Companion painting portrait to that of Harriet Turner Burr, #135 in Redwood Collection. Attributed to Chester Harding by an authority on his work, Leah Lipton, in 1983 (ACC Harding); Christie's lists unknown artist in 199__.

Martin Burr married Eunice Turner 29 December 1799. [The Burr, Ellery, Turner, Green geneology problem is too complicated to explain here. Please refer to the folder for Chester Harding's painting of Martin Burr] Jemison Faust, 2001.
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