Artist attributed to Henry Benbridge, American, 1743-1812
Title
  • Portrait of an Artist
Date ca. 1765
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 30 × 25 inches (76.2 × 63.5 cm)
Framed: 36 × 31 1/8 × 3 inches (91.4 × 79.1 × 7.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Dexter M. Ferry, Jr. Fund
Accession Number 38.14
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
1938, Norton Galleries (New York, New York, USA) [bought from England];
1938-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Sawitzky, William. Letter dated 3-8-38. [artist Pratt; letter in Registrar file]

Burroughs, Clyde H. “A Portrait by Matthew Pratt.” Bulletin of the DIA 18, 7 (April 1939): p. 2.

Sawitzky, William. Matthew Pratt. New York, 1942, p. 75.

Stewart, Robert G. Henry Benbridge (1743-1812): American Portrait Painter. Washington D.C., 1971, p. 78.

American Paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts Volume 1. New York, 1991, pp. 295-296 (ill.).