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Young girl getting water at a spring

Artist:
Thomas Sully, 1783 – 1872  Search this
Medium:
Brush and oil paint on paperboard
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1840
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Accession Number:
1931-80-100
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1931-80-100

Study for "Portrait of Mrs. James Robb and her Three Children," Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA

Artist:
Thomas Sully, 1783 – 1872  Search this
Medium:
Brush and oil paint on paperboard
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1844
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Accession Number:
1931-80-96
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1931-80-96

Study for "Portrait of James Cornell Biddle," Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Artist:
Thomas Sully, 1783 – 1872  Search this
Medium:
Brush and oil paint on paperboard
Type:
portraits
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1841
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Accession Number:
1931-80-97
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1931-80-97

Study for "The Reverend Thomas Stockton," San Francisco Museum of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

Artist:
Thomas Sully, 1783 – 1872  Search this
Medium:
Brush and oil paint on paperboard
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1843
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Accession Number:
1931-80-98
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1931-80-98

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

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

Colonel Jonathan F. Williams

Artist:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Jonathan F. Williams, 26 May 1750 - 16 May 1815  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 23.8cm x 16.5cm (9 3/8" x 6 1/2")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1815
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Interior\Interior with Exterior View  Search this
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Desk  Search this
Jonathan F. Williams: Male  Search this
Jonathan F. Williams: Military\Army\Officer\Colonel  Search this
Jonathan F. Williams: Literature\Writer\Scientific  Search this
Jonathan F. Williams: Education\Administrator  Search this
Jonathan F. Williams: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.96.152
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.96.152

Thomas Sully

Artist:
John B. Neagle, 4 Nov 1796 - 17 Sep 1865  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Pencil on paper
Dimensions:
9.8 x 16cm (3 7/8 x 6 5/16")
Culture:
Thomas Sully: European\British\English  Search this
Type:
Drawing
Date:
Feb 17, 1831
Topic:
Artwork\Sculpture  Search this
Artist's Effects\Palette  Search this
Artist's Effects\Paintbrush  Search this
Artist's Effects\Maulstick  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:
Owner: Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Website: ndm.si.edu
Object number:
1938.57.137 CHNDM
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1938.57.137_CHNDM

Andrew W. Mellon

Artist:
Imitator of Thomas Sully  Search this
Possibly:
Andrew William Mellon, 24 Mar 1855 - 26 Aug 1937  Search this
Medium:
Pen and brown ink and red crayon on brown paper
Dimensions:
27.5cm x 18.5cm (10 13/16" x 7 5/16"), Estimate
Type:
Drawing
Topic:
Andrew William Mellon: Male  Search this
Andrew William Mellon: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of Treasury  Search this
Andrew William Mellon: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Ambassador  Search this
Andrew William Mellon: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Financier  Search this
Andrew William Mellon: Visual Arts\Philanthropist  Search this
Andrew William Mellon: Visual Arts\Art Collector  Search this
Andrew William Mellon: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Website: www.nga.gov
Object number:
1964.24.3 NGA
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1964.24.3_NGA

Sarah Jane Mellon

Artist:
Imitator of Thomas Sully  Search this
Sitter:
Sarah Jane Mellon, c. 1820 - ?  Search this
Medium:
Pen and brown ink and colored crayon on brown paper
Dimensions:
31.1cm x 22.1cm (12 1/4" x 8 11/16"), Estimate
Type:
Drawing
Topic:
Sarah Jane Mellon: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Website: www.nga.gov
Object number:
1964.24.4 NGA
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1964.24.4_NGA

Son of Thomas Mellon

Artist:
Imitator of Thomas Sully  Search this
Sitter:
Son of Thomas Mellon  Search this
Medium:
Pen and brown ink and red crayon on brown paper
Dimensions:
27.7cm x 18.7cm (10 7/8" x 7 3/8"), Estimate
Type:
Drawing
Topic:
Son of Thomas Mellon: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Website: www.nga.gov
Object number:
1964.24.5 NGA
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1964.24.5_NGA

Thomas Mellon

Artist:
Imitator of Thomas Sully  Search this
Possibly:
Thomas Mellon, 1813 - 1908  Search this
Medium:
Pen and brown ink and red crayon on brown paper
Dimensions:
37.3cm x 28.4cm (14 11/16" x 11 3/16"), Estimate
Culture:
Thomas Mellon: European\Irish  Search this
Type:
Drawing
Topic:
Thomas Mellon: Male  Search this
Thomas Mellon: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge  Search this
Thomas Mellon: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Banker  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Website: www.nga.gov
Object number:
1964.24.6 NGA
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1964.24.6_NGA

Unidentified Man

Title:
Young Soldier
Artist:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Man  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite pencil
Dimensions:
(Estimate): 9.8 x 10.2cm (3 7/8 x 4")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1803-1872
Topic:
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Website: https://www.mfa.org/collections/search
Object number:
1978.136 MFAB
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1978.136_MFAB

Studies: Major Thomas Biddle and Thomas Wilcocks Sully

Artist:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Biddle, 1790 - 1831  Search this
Thomas Wilcocks Sully, 3 Jan 1811 - 1847  Search this
Medium:
Pen and brown ink over graphite on gray laid paper
Dimensions:
22.5cm x 29.3cm (8 7/8" x 11 9/16"), Estimate
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1820
Topic:
Thomas Biddle: Male  Search this
Thomas Biddle: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
Thomas Biddle: Military\Army\Officer\War of 1812  Search this
Thomas Wilcocks Sully: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Thomas Wilcocks Sully: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Website: www.nga.gov
Object number:
1978.78.1 (B-30569)
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1978.78.1__B-30569_

Gideon Fairman

Title:
Edwin Forrest
Artist:
Albert Newsam, 20 May 1809 - 20 Nov 1864  Search this
Copy after:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Gideon Fairman, 26 Jun 1774 - 18 Apr 1827  Search this
Formerly alleged:
Edwin Forrest, 9 Mar 1806 - 12 Dec 1872  Search this
Medium:
Charcoal, pen and brown ink, touched with white gouache, on wove paper
Dimensions:
30.9 x 23cm (12 3/16 x 9 1/16")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1827
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Clouds  Search this
Exterior\Sky  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Top hat  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Cloak  Search this
Edwin Forrest: Male  Search this
Edwin Forrest: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Edwin Forrest: Performing Arts\Theater Manager  Search this
Gideon Fairman: Male  Search this
Gideon Fairman: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Gideon Fairman: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker\Engraver  Search this
Gideon Fairman: Military\Army\Officer\War of 1812  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Website: www.nga.gov
Object number:
1979.20.94 NGA
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1979.20.94_NGA

Self-Portrait

Artist:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Gouache and watercolor over touches of graphite
Dimensions:
33.6cm x 26.2cm (13 1/4" x 10 5/16"), Estimate
Culture:
Thomas Sully: European\British\English  Search this
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1855-1872
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Self-portrait  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:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Website: www.nga.gov
Object number:
1984.7.119
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1984.7.119

Thomas Sully

Artist:
John B. Neagle, 4 Nov 1796 - 17 Sep 1865  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions:
15.9 x 9.8cm (6 1/4 x 3 7/8")
Culture:
Thomas Sully: European\British\English  Search this
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1831
Topic:
Artwork\Painting  Search this
Interior\Studio  Search this
Artist's Effects\Palette  Search this
Artist's Effects\Paintbrush  Search this
Artist's Effects\Easel  Search this
Artist's Effects\Maulstick  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:
Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Website: https://www.metmuseum.org/
Object number:
1997.181 MMA
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1997.181_MMA

Seated Man Holding a Book (Recto)

Title:
Unidentified Man (Verso)
Three Sketches: Two Figures and a Rectangular Form (Verso)
Artist:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Man  Search this
Medium:
Black wash over pencil on cream paper (recto); pencil on cream paper (verso)
Dimensions:
20.8 x 15.7 cm (8 3/16 x 6 3/16" ), Estimate
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1815
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Website: www.nga.gov
Object number:
2015.19.1570.a
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_2015.19.1570.a

John Quincy Adams

Artist:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
John Quincy Adams, 11 Jul 1767 - 23 Feb 1848  Search this
Medium:
Ink (sepia) on Paper
Dimensions:
26cm x 16.2cm (10 1/4" x 6 3/8"), Accurate
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1824-1825
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Architecture\Window  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:
Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Website: https://www.metmuseum.org/
Object number:
38.146.1 MMA
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_38.146.1_MMA

Portrait of a Man with Spectacles

Title:
Unidentified Man
Artist:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Man  Search this
Medium:
Red and black crayon and graphite on vellum touched with watercolor
Dimensions:
Sheet (Accurate): 16.9 x 13.5cm (6 5/8 x 5 5/16")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1799-1830
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Website: https://www.mfa.org/collections/search
Object number:
50.3982 MFAB
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_50.3982_MFAB

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