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Governor Lewis Morris

John Watson

American Art

MEDIUM Oil on linen
DATES ca. 1726
DIMENSIONS 29 1/8 × 24 5/8 in. (73.9 × 62.5 cm) frame: 36 7/8 × 31 3/4 × 3 in. (93.7 × 80.6 × 7.6 cm)  (show scale)
CREDIT LINE Purchased with funds given by John Hill Morgan, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, and Museum Collection Fund
PROVENANCE Ca. 1726, commissioned from the artist by Lewis Morris of New Jersey; 1746, inherited from Lewis Morris by Lewis Morris, Jr. of New York; 1762, inherited from Lewis Morris, Jr. by Robert Hunter Morris or Richard Morris; by 1940, inherited through the Morris family by Captain Lewis Morris of Whitefield, NH; 1940, inherited from Captain Lewis Morris by Ella Bingham Morris (Mrs. Lewis Morris); 1943, purchased from Ella Bingham Morris by the Brooklyn Museum.
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CAPTION John Watson (American, 1685–1768). Governor Lewis Morris, ca. 1726. Oil on linen, 29 1/8 × 24 5/8 in. (73.9 × 62.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by John Hill Morgan, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, and Museum Collection Fund, 43.196 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 43.196_SL3.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 43.196_SL3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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