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Thomas Sully, Philadelphia, Pa. to George Catlin

Creator:
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872  Search this
Catlin, George, 1796-1872  Search this
Subject:
Catlin, George  Search this
Sully, Thomas  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1839 July 16
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1355
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George Catlin papers, 1821-1904, 1946
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1355
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Copy portrait photograph of Thomas Sully

Photographer:
Rockwood, George Gardner, 1832-1911  Search this
Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896  Search this
Subject:
Sully, Thomas  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1978
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9760
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[Artists' portraits from Henry Tuckerman's Book of the Artists...] [graphic] / [George Rockwood and Napoleon Sarony], [ca. 1865]-1867
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9760
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Thomas Sully's mannequin

Associated Person:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Wire armature, stuffing, cotton, paper mache head
Dimensions:
Height: 153 cm (60 1/4")
Type:
Art Implement
Date:
c. 1840
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Museum of American History
Object number:
AD/NPG.74.13
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.74.13

Thomas Sully's paint brushes

Associated Person:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Wood and animal hair
Dimensions:
30.4 to 33 cm. long, 6 mm. to 1.9 cm. wide
Type:
Art Implement
Date:
c. 1840
Topic:
Artist's effects\Brush  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Museum of American History; gift of Earle W. Huckel
Object number:
AD/NPG.74.14
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.74.14

Sully's Studio

Title:
Thomas Sully
Artist:
John Moran, 1831 - 1903  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Photograph
Dimensions:
8.8 x 8.8 cm. (3 7/16 x 3 7/16")
Culture:
Thomas Sully: European\British\English  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Artwork\Painting  Search this
Interior\Studio\Art  Search this
Thomas Sully: Male  Search this
Thomas Sully: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Thomas Sully: Visual Arts\Art Instructor  Search this
Thomas Sully: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\History  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Museum of American History
Object number:
AD/NPG.74.16
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.74.16

Thomas Sully's palette

Associated Person:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
25.3 x 35.5 cm. (9 15/16 x 14")
Type:
Art Implement
Date:
c. 1840
Topic:
Artist's effects\Palette  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Museum of American History; gift of Mrs. J.L.G. Ferris
Object number:
AD/NPG.74.19
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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Thomas Sully's easel

Associated Person:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Varnished wood
Dimensions:
180.1 x 68.5 cm. (70 7/8 x 26 15/16")
Type:
Art Implement
Date:
c. 1840
Topic:
Artist's effects\Easel  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Museum of American History; gift of Mrs. J.L.G. Ferris
Object number:
AD/NPG.74.23
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.74.23

Thomas Sully's studio table

Associated Person:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Varnished wood
Dimensions:
86.3 x 64.7 x 34.3 cm. (34 x 25 1/2 x 13 1/2")
Type:
Art Implement
Date:
c. 1840
Topic:
Furniture\Table  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Museum of American History; gift of Mrs. J.L.G. Ferris
Object number:
AD/NPG.74.24
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.74.24

Thomas Sully's price list

Associated Person:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Wood and ink
Dimensions:
22.8 x 28.2 cm. (9 x 11 1/8")
Type:
Document
Date:
Feb 27, 1830
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Museum of American History; gift of Harriet W. Nutting
Object number:
AD/NPG.74.26
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.74.26

Hints to Young Painters and the Process of Portrait Painting

Author:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Letterpress on paper
Dimensions:
Closed: 21.3 x 15.6 cm. (8 3/8 x 6 1/8")
Open: 8 3/8 x 12 3/8"
Type:
Book
Date:
1873
Topic:
Book  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
AD/NPG.75.6
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.75.6

Thomas Ash II

Artist:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Ash II, 1785 - after 1824  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 66.4 x 56.2cm (26 1/8 x 22 1/8")
Frame: 85.1 x 74.3 x 8.9cm (33 1/2 x 29 1/4 x 3 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1807
Topic:
Thomas Ash II: Male  Search this
Thomas Ash II: Crafts and Trades\Craftsman\Furniture maker\Cabinetmaker  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; partial gift of the Fund in Honor of Barbara Novak
Object number:
NPG.2008.4
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
American Origins
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 142
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2008.4

John Vaughan

Artist:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
John Vaughan, 15 Jan 1756 - 30 Dec 1841  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 48.3 × 38.1 cm (19 × 15")
Stretcher: 48.3 × 38.4 × 2.5 cm (19 × 15 1/8 × 1")
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\Pennsylvania\Philadelphia\Philadelphia
Date:
c. 1823
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
John Vaughan: Male  Search this
John Vaughan: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
John Vaughan: Education\Educator\Librarian  Search this
John Vaughan: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant\Wine merchant  Search this
John Vaughan: Society and Social Change\Administrator\Society  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2015.76
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2015.76

Michael Gratz

Artist:
William Edward West, 10 Dec 1788 - 2 Nov 1857  Search this
Copy after:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Michael Gratz, 1740 - 8 Sep 1811  Search this
Medium:
Pastel on paper
Dimensions:
61 x 50.8 cm (24 x 20")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1808
Topic:
Michael Gratz: Male  Search this
Michael Gratz: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Michael Gratz: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant\Shipping  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Richard N. Tetlie
Object number:
NPG.66.14
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.66.14

James Pollard Espy

Artist:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
James Pollard Espy, 9 May 1785 - 24 Jan 1860  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76.2cm x 63.5cm (30" x 25"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1849
Topic:
James Pollard Espy: Male  Search this
James Pollard Espy: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
James Pollard Espy: Education\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
James Pollard Espy: Education\Administrator\School\Principal  Search this
James Pollard Espy: Science and Technology\Scientist\Earth Scientist\Meteorologist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of the Espy family to the Smithsonian Institution, 1860
Object number:
NPG.66.55
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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edanmdm:npg_NPG.66.55

Montgomery Blair

Artist:
Gregory Stapko, 14 Mar 1913 - 12 Mar 2006  Search this
Copy after:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Montgomery Blair, 10 May 1813 - 27 Jul 1883  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Accurate: 52 x 44.5 cm (20 1/2 x 17 1/2")
Frame: 64.9 × 58.3 × 5.2 cm (25 9/16 × 22 15/16 × 2 1/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1968 copy after 1845 original
Topic:
Montgomery Blair: Male  Search this
Montgomery Blair: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Montgomery Blair: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge  Search this
Montgomery Blair: Politics and Government\US Attorney  Search this
Montgomery Blair: Politics and Government\Government Official\Postmaster\Postmaster General\US Postmaster General  Search this
Montgomery Blair: Politics and Government\Public Official\Mayor\St. Louis, MO  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Dr. Montgomery Blair
Object number:
NPG.68.55
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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edanmdm:npg_NPG.68.55

John Quincy Adams

Artist:
Asher Brown Durand, 21 Aug 1796 - 17 Sep 1886  Search this
Copy after:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Publisher:
W. H. Morgan & Company  Search this
Sitter:
John Quincy Adams, 11 Jul 1767 - 23 Feb 1848  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 51.3 x 35.1cm (20 3/16 x 13 13/16")
Sheet: 51.3 x 35.1cm (20 3/16 x 13 13/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1826
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Printed Material\Document  Search this
Artwork  Search this
Interior\Office  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Bookcase  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Male  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Massachusetts  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Ambassador  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\US Senator\Massachusetts  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Son of US President  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Hirschl and Adler Galleries
Object number:
NPG.69.88
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.69.88

Thomas Sully

Artist:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
68.5cm x 56cm (26 15/16" x 22 1/16"), Accurate
Culture:
Thomas Sully: European\British\English  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
1815
Topic:
Artist's Effects\Palette  Search this
Artist's Effects\Paintbrush  Search this
Thomas Sully: Male  Search this
Thomas Sully: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Thomas Sully: Visual Arts\Art Instructor  Search this
Thomas Sully: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\History  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mrs. Jeanne Sully West
Object number:
NPG.70.73
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.70.73

Charles Stewart

Artist:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Charles Stewart, 28 Jul 1778 - 6 Nov 1869  Search this
Medium:
Pencil on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 12.9cm x 11.8cm (5 1/16" x 4 5/8")
Sheet: 19.7cm x 12.7cm (7 3/4" x 5")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1817
Topic:
Charles Stewart: Male  Search this
Charles Stewart: Military\Navy\Officer  Search this
Charles Stewart: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.71.17
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.71.17

Thomas Sully

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
16.1cm x 13.7cm (6 5/16" x 5 3/8"), Image
Culture:
Thomas Sully: European\British\English  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1865
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie  Search this
Artist's Effects\Paintbrush  Search this
Thomas Sully: Male  Search this
Thomas Sully: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Thomas Sully: Visual Arts\Art Instructor  Search this
Thomas Sully: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\History  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.77.117
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.77.117

James Madison

Artist:
David Edwin, 1776 - 1841  Search this
Copy after:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Publisher:
W. H. Morgan & Company  Search this
Sitter:
James Madison, 16 Mar 1751 - 28 Jun 1836  Search this
Medium:
Stipple engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 50.3 x 33.3 cm (19 13/16 x 13 1/8")
Sheet: 61.2 x 39.1 cm (24 1/8 x 15 3/8")
Type:
Print
Date:
1810
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Printed Material\Document  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Architecture\Column  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pen\Quill  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Inkstand  Search this
James Madison: Male  Search this
James Madison: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
James Madison: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Virginia  Search this
James Madison: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
James Madison: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
James Madison: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
James Madison: Literature\Writer\Essayist  Search this
James Madison: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Virginia  Search this
James Madison: Politics and Government\Statesman\Signer of Constitution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Katie Louchheim
Object number:
NPG.77.252
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.77.252

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