1959.2623 Painting, Henry Francis du Pont
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Painting (Portrait)

  • Title:

    Henry Francis du Pont

  • Category:


  • Creator (Role):

    Ellen Emmet Rand (Artist)

  • Place of Origin:

    New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:


  • Materials:

    Oil paint; Canvas

  • Techniques:


  • Museum Object Number:

    1959.2623 A

  • Complete Details

Object Number

1959.2623 A

Object Name

Painting (Portrait)


Henry Francis du Pont



Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Ellen Emmet Rand (Artist)
References: Martha J. Hoppin, The Emmets: a family of women painters (Pittsfield, MA: Berkshire Museum, 1982). The Emmet Family Papers, 1792-1989, are in the Archives of American Art. Ellen Gertrude "Bay" Emmet married William Blanchard Rand in 1911. Her portraits of high society provided the main source of her family income during the Great Depression.

Place of Origin

New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America



Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Signature; Upper left; Ellen Emmet Rand / 1914




Oil paint; Canvas



Dimensions (inches)

55.1975 (H) , 31.375 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

140.202 (H) , 79.692 (W)

Measurement Notes

H at proper right stretcher. W at bottom stretcher.

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Richardson, Edgar P. 1986 American Paintings and Related Pictures in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published as cat. no. 4, pp. 5-6.
[Book] Cooper, Wendy A. 2002 An American Vision: Henry Francis du Pont's Winterthur Museum.
Published as fig. 2, p. 15.
[Article] Bowman, Leslie Greene. 01//2002 Introduction. Antiques. 161 (1): 154-157.
Published: p. 154, pl. I.
[Article] Spohn, Clarence E. 2014 The Musselmans of Murrell, Pioneer Dealers in Pennsylvania German and Early American Antiques. Journal of The Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley. 39: 3-106.
Published: p. 53.