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European Art
Artist: Enoch Seeman the younger, British, 1694–1744

Portrait of Gov. Elihu Yale (1648/49–1721)

1717

Oil on canvas

215.9 × 149.9 cm (85 × 59 in.)
Gift of Dudley Long North, M.P.
1789.1
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
British
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Dudley Long North (untill 1789, gift to Yale University Art Gallery)

Bibliography: 

Romita Ray, “Elihu Yale at Yale,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2012): 56, fig. 4.

Romita Ray, “Going Global, Staying Local: Elihu Yale the Art Collector,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2012): 34–35, fig. 1.

Diana Scarisbrick and Benjamin Zucker, Elihu Yale: Merchant, Collector and Patron (London: Thames and Hudson, 2014), cover, title page, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.