Artist after Gilbert Stuart, American, 1755-1828
Title
  • General Henry Knox
Date ca. 1805
Medium oil on academy board
Dimensions Unframed: 12 1/8 × 10 inches (30.8 × 25.4 cm)
Framed: 16 1/8 × 14 1/2 × 2 1/2 inches (41 × 36.8 × 6.4 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund
Accession Number 40.51
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
General Henry Knox (Thomaston, Maine, USA);
1854, his daughter, Mrs. Lucy Knox Thatcher (Thomaston, Maine, USA).
1854-1880, Lawyer Keith (Thomaston, Maine, USA);
1880, his son, Capt. Charles W. Stimpson (Thomaston, Maine, USA).
1903, Charles W. Stimpson (Arlington, Massachusetts, USA).
1903-1905, Vose Galleries (Boston, Massachusetts, USA).
1905-1909, Charles H. Paine (Boston, Massachusetts, USA and Paris, France);
1940, the estate of Mrs. Charles H. Paine.
1940, Vose Galleries (Boston, Massachusetts, USA);
1940-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Brooks, Noah. Life of General Henry Knox. 1900.

Bulletin of the DIA, 20, 5 (February 1941): pp. 43, 46 (ill.).

Stewart, Robert G. Nineteenth-Century Gallery of Distinguished Americans. Washington D.C., 1969, p. 47.