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Portrait of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1862

Contributed by Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Bowdoin College received this portrait of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow created by G. P. A. Healy for Longfellow's publisher, James T. Fields, as a bequest from Mrs. Annie Louise Cary Raymond after her own patient 30-year wait to acquire it. George Healy knew the poet for many years, painting him at least three times and portraying Mrs. Longfellow and her sister as well.

Other Information


  • Title: Portrait of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1862
  • Creator: Healy, George Peter
  • Creation Date: 1862
  • Subject Date: 1862
  • Town: Cambridge
  • County: Middlesex
  • State: MA
  • Media: oil on canvas
  • Dimensions (cm): 127 x 101.6
  • Local Code: 1921.005
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Bowdoin College Museum of Art
9400 College Station, Brunswick, ME 04011
(207) 725-3275
http://academic.bowdoin.edu/artmuseum/

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