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Mather Brown (painter)
American, 1761 - 1831
William Vans Murray, 1787
oil on canvas
overall: 76.2 x 63.7 cm (30 x 25 1/16 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
1940.1.1
On View
From the Tour: American Portraits of the Late 1700s and Early 1800s
Object 1 of 8

1928Portraits by Early American Artists of the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Collected by Thomas B. Clarke. Exh. cat. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1928, unnumbered.
1941Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 30.
1942Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 249, repro. 7.
1949Paintings and Sculpture from the Mellon Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1949 (reprinted 1953 and 1958): 134, repro.
1952Rutledge and Lane 1952, 62A.
1970American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 18, repro.
1972Evans, Dorinda. "Mather Brown (1761-1831): A Critical Study." Ph.D. dissertation, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, 1972: 82, 89, 229.
1975Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: color repro. 378.
1980American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 30, repro.
1981Williams 1981, 58, repro. 61.
1982Evans, Dorinda. Mather Brown: Early American Artist in England. Middletown, Connecticut, 1982: repro. 73, 220.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 375, no. 527, color repro.
1992American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 35, repro.
1995Miles, Ellen G. American Paintings of the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1995: 14-16, repro. 15.

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