The Microscope (1849)
Name: The Microscope
Artist: Robert W Weir
a/k/a: An Old Philosopher showing the Microscope to two Boys
Format: Oil on canvas
Signed? Robt. W. Weir/1849, lower center
Location: Yale University Art Gallery (2011)
Website ID: MICR1
Provenance: Yale University Art Gallery, John Hill Morgan and Olive Louise Dann Funds. A. M. Cozzens, Esq. In 1871 (per Tuckerman 1871).
Exhibited? Weir Family 2011
Irene Weir Book?
William Gerts? p20
Ahrens Plate/Page? 3-26 31,51,59,63,64,171
References: The Weir Family, 1820-1920 (Marian Wardle, 2011) p.47,p.112
Medicine in American Art, American Journal of Roentgenology, January 2014.
Notes: Pictured is Jacob Whitman Bailey, Professor of Chemistry at West Point