Portrait of Elihu Yale (1648/49–1721) Artist: Enoch Seeman the Elder (British, born ca. 1660)

1717

European Art

Not on view
Medium

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

85 × 59 in. (215.9 × 149.9 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Dudley Long North, M.P.

Accession Number

1789.1

Culture
Period

18th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Dudley Long North (1748–1829), Little Glemham, Suffolk, England; given to Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1789
Bibliography
  • John Webley, The Seeman Family of Artists from Danzig (Woodstock: John Webley, 2022), n.p., ill
  • Diana Scarisbrick and Benjamin Zucker, Elihu Yale: Merchant, Collector and Patron (London: Thames and Hudson, 2014), cover, title page, ill
  • 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
  • Catalogue of paintings belonging to Yale College deposited in the South Room of the Trumbull Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: B. L. Hamlen, 1952), 3
Object copyright
Additional information

Object/Work type

portraits

Signed

[CR] NATVS NOVA ANGLIA 1649 / ENOCH ZEEMAN PINXIT JUNE 1717

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