Artist John Neagle, American, 1796-1865
Title
  • Reverend Gregory Townsend Bedell
Date 1830
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 29 1/2 × 25 1/4 inches (74.9 × 64.1 cm)
Framed: 35 7/8 × 30 3/4 × 3 inches (91.1 × 78.1 × 7.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dexter M. Ferry, Jr.
Accession Number 29.192
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, lower left: J. Neagle, 1830
the Bowen Family (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA).
1929, Ehrich Galleries (New York, New York, USA).
1929-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Fielding, Mantle. Catalogue of an Exhibition of Portraits by John Neagle. Exh. cat., Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Philadelphia, 1925, p. 140, no. 113.

Burroughs, Clyde H. “Early American Portraits at the Detroit Institute of Arts.” Art in America 17 (October 1929): pp. 267-268, 271.

_______________. “Portraits by John Neagle and Samuel F.B. Morse.” Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts 10, 8 (May 1929): p. 104 (ill.).

Burroughs, Alan. Limners and Likenesses: Three Centuries of American Painting. Cambridge, MA, 1936, p. 134.

Shaw, Nancy Rivard, et al. American Paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts, Volume I. New York, 1991, pp. 142-143 (ill.).