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Study for "Portrait of James Cornell Biddle," Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
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Thomas Sully, 1783 – 1872
Brush and oil paint on paperboard
Research in Progress
Three-quarter length portrait of a male figure, seated in an armchair, facing the spectator. A book is held in his left hand, a finger in the volume, marking a place.
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum