Elihu Yale with Members of his Family and an Enslaved Child Artist, attributed to: John Verelst (Dutch, ca. 1675–1734)

ca. 1719

European Art

Not on view
Medium

Oil on copper

Dimensions

15 1/2 × 21 × 1/16 in. (39.4 × 53.3 × 0.2 cm)

Credit Line

Transfer from the Yale University Library, Gift of Mrs. Arthur W. Butler

Accession Number

1960.51

Culture
Period

18th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Mrs. Arthur W. Butler
Bibliography
  • Courtney J. Martin et al., "New Light on the Group Portrait of Elihu Yale, his Family, and an Enslaved Child," https://britishart.yale.edu/new-light-group-portrait-elihu-yale-his-family-and-enslaved-child (accessed 2023),
  • Esther Chadwick, Meredith Gamer, and Cyra Levenson, Figures of Empire: Slavery and Portraiture in Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Britain, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale Center for British Art, 2014), 41
  • Romita Ray, "Elihu Yale at Yale," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2012), 59–61, fig. 7
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Object/Work type

portraits

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