David Sproat Kennedy (1791-1853)

Object Number: 
1950.228
Date: 
ca. 1840-1845
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 10 in. ( 30.5 x 25.4 cm )
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the son of John and Mary (Lenox) Kennedy. He was named after his great-uncle, David Sproat.
Bibliography: 
Phillips, John Marshall, et al., eds., The Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr. Collections of Portraits and Silver, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1955, pp. 68-9. Catalogue of American Portraits in the New-York Historical Society, no. 1768, Vol. 1, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1974, pp. 418-9. Caldwell, John, et al., American Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Vol. 1, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994, pp. 458-9.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group