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Rev. John Davenport, B.D., (painting)

Artist:
Unknown
Subject:
Davenport, John
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1670
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 2
John Davenport was born in the year 1597, in the city of Coventry, in Warwickshire, England, . . . He died March 11th, 1670. A biographical sketch of Mr. Davenport is given by Rev. Leonard Backon, D.D., in his Historical Discources. (New Haven, 1839. 8) The portrait, from a date on the canvas, appears to have been taken the year of his death. The name of the artist is unknown. [Pp. 5-6; excerpted from a detailed biography of the sitter, which includes his epitaph in Latin from Cotton Mather's "Magnalia."]
Catalogue of Paintings, belonging to Yale College; deposited in the South Room of the Trumbull Gallery. New Haven: Printed by B.L. Hamlen, Printer to Yale College. 1852.
Topic:
Portrait male
Occupation--Religion--Clergy
Control number:
AECI 04060002
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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