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Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, between 1814 and 1820

  • John Wesley Jarvis, American, 1780-1840

Oil on canvas

  • Unframed: 32 1/4 × 26 inches (81.9 × 66 cm)
  • 39 × 33 1/8 × 3 inches (99.1 × 84.1 × 7.6 cm)

Gift of Dexter M. Ferry, Jr.

50.139

1858, John Rodger (Washington, D.C.,USA)

descended in the Rodgers family (Washington, D.C., USA). 1950, dealer, Victor D. Spark (New York, New York, USA)

1950-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Richardson, E.P. “Portrait of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry by John Wesley Jarvis.” Bulletin of the DIA 30, 3-4 (1950-1951): pp. 75-77. Richardson, E.P. “Portrait of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry by John Wesley Jarvis.” Art Quarterly 14 (Summer 1951): pp. 166, 170-171. This New Man: A Discourse in Portraits. Exh. cat., National Portrait Gallery. Washington, D.C., 1968, p. 91.

John Wesley Jarvis, Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, between 1814 and 1820, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Dexter M. Ferry, Jr., 50.139.