Boston Athenaeum Sale of 1828
From Thomas Jefferson Encyclopedia
The following is a transcription of the notice and listing of paintings sold at the Boston Athenaeum after Jefferson's death.
The following are a part of the Collection formed by the late President Jefferson. And with the exception of 313 and 314, are for sale, the prices of which may be known on application to Mr. WM. Harris Jones, who has likewise charge of those for which there was not room in the Gallery.
281 St. Peter weeping, _ _ _ _ _ C. Loti.
282 Jesus clothed in a Scarlet Robe, _ _ Pordenone.
283 A Magdalen penitent, _ _ _ Spagnoletto.
284 Diogenes in his Tub, visited by Alexander, _ (an original.)
285 Democritus and Heraclitus-the laughing and crying Philosophers, do.
286 Ascension of St. Paul, _ _ _ Domenichino.
287 The daughter of Herodias, _ _ _ Simon Vouet.
288 Diogenes, with his lantern, in search of an honest man, from Rubens.
289 Sir Walter Raleigh, _ (Copy from an original of Holbein.)
290 Lord Bacon, (Copy from an original painting,)
291 A Crucifixion, _ _ _ from Vandyke.
292 John Locke, (Copy from an original painting,)
293 General WASHINGTON, (an original,) Painted in 1784, Wright.
294 Daphne pursued by Apollo transformed into a laurel, (an original)
295 The Sacrifice of Jephtha’s daughter, _ _ _ Coypel.
296 General LA FAYETTE, (an original) Painted in 1789,
297 Ferdinand Cortez, --(Copied from an original in the Florence Gallery.)
298 Americus Vesputius, “ “ “
299 Ferdinand Magellan, “ “ “
300 Sir Issac Newton, -- Copy from an original painting.
301 Flagellation of our Saviour (on Wood,) Martin de Vos.
302 Christopher Columbus, copied from the original in the Florence Gallery.
303 A Market piece- Game and Vegetables, _ _ Snyders.
304 The Holy Family, _ _ _ from Raphael.
305 Dr. FRANKLIN, (an original Painted for The Abbe Verri,) by Greuze.
306 “Ecce Homo” _ _ _ from Guido.
307 St. John, _ _ _ copy from L. da Vinci.
308 Descent from the Cross, on Copper, by Diepenbeck—from Vandyke.
309 “ “ “ -- (an original,) -- F. Floris.
310 Surrender of Ld, Cornwallis at Yorktown (original sketch,) J. Trumbull.
311 JOHN ADAMS, (an original,) Painted in 1785, _ Brown.
312 Crucifixion, (an original) on Wood _ _ G. Seghers.
313 JAMES MADISON, (an original) _ _ Pyne.
314 THOS. JEFFERSON, an original in Profile, _ Gilbert Stuart.
315 Parting of Hector and Andromache, an original sketch given by the Artist to Gen. Kosciusko, and by him to Mr. Jefferson, B. West.
316 Thomas Paine, _ (an original) on Wood, _ Trumbull.
317 St. Jerome, _ _ _ _ from Goltzius.
318 St. Joseph, the husband of Mary, the mother of Jesus, _