Chester Harding House

16 Beacon St., Boston, Massachusetts

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Description 

Harding was one of America's notable portrait painters in the four decades before his death in 1866. Gilbert Stuart, himself an artist of no mean repute, complained of the "Harding fever" that temporatily eclipsed his own popularity. Harding occupied this four-story brick residence in 1826-30. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, December 21, 1965

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000764
NR name
Harding, Chester, House
Architectural style
Federal
Area of significance
Art
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Professional
Period of significance
1825-1849
Significant years
1808; 1826; 1830

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  • January 28, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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