Mrs. John Bishop Hall (d. 1901)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Evelina McFarlan was the sister of Mrs. George Carpenter. Her portrait and that of her husband, John Bishop Hall (1807-1889), were painted when Inman was at the height of his career.
Catalogue of the Gallery of Art of The New York Historical Society, no. 394, New York: Printed for the Society, 1915, p. 44. Kelby, William, Notes on American Artists 1754-1820, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1922, p. 65. Bolton, Theodore, "Henry Inman, Portrait Painter," Creative Art, Vol. 12, February 1933, pp. 118, 123. Bolton, Theodore, " Henry Inman, an Account of his Life and Work," no. 69, The Art Quarterly 3, no. 4, Autumn 1940, pp. 356, 369. Bolton, Theodore, "A Catalogue of the Paintings of Henry Inman," no. 54, The Art Quarterly 3, no. 4 (Autumn 1940), p. 406. Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1941, p. 119. Catalogue of American Portraits in the New-York Historical Society, no. 1768, Vol. 1, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1974, pp. 317-8.
Gift of Helen L. Hale and Evelina S. Hale
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