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Richard Hildreth (1807-1865)

Object Number: 
1884.1
Date: 
1858
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Description: 
Gallery Label: 
Hildreth, an historian, editor, and novelist, was born in Deerfield, Mass., and died in Florence, Italy. He is best known for his six-volume opus, "History of the United States (1849-52)." This portrait was a gift to the Society from the artist's daughter.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Eugenia C. Pratt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group