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Painter:
Sully, Thomas 1783-1872  Search this
Subject:
Alston, Thomas  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
National Gallery of Art Fourth Street & Constitution Avenue, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20565 Accession Number: 1947.17.108 (1016)
Date:
1826
Notes:
Torchia, Robert Wilson, "American paintings of the nineteenth century; part 2," Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1998.
National Gallery of Art, 1988, 1990.
"American paintings and sculpture: an illustrated catalogue," Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 1970.
Biddle, Edward and Mantle Fielding, "The life and works of Thomas Sully (1783-1872)," Philadelphia: Wickersham Press, 1921, no. 32.
Summary:
Waist-length seated portrait of Thomas Alston (1801-1833) leaning his head on his right hand. His right elbow rests on a book on a table.
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Control number:
IAP 08600630
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_251817