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Portrait of the Artist

Title:
John Vanderlyn
Artist:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Sitter:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
63.8 x 51.7cm (25 1/8 x 20 3/8")
Type:
Painting
Place:
France\Île-de-France\Ville de Paris, Départment de\Paris
Date:
c. 1815
Topic:
Self-portrait  Search this
John Vanderlyn: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
John Vanderlyn: Male  Search this
John Vanderlyn: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Website: https://www.metmuseum.org/
Object number:
18.118 MMA
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40ec8d43a-2827-49f5-ad5f-60503fd9532e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_18.118_MMA

Mrs. William Hall

Artist:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Sitter:
Mrs. William Hall  Search this
Medium:
Probably pastel on paper
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1807
Topic:
Mrs. William Hall: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Betsy McFadden
Object number:
UL990003
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4d48a88c9-4793-44ad-9279-e503e9c8cf06
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_UL990003

William Hall

Artist:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Sitter:
William Hall, 1775 - 1856  Search this
Medium:
Probably pastel on paper
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1807
Topic:
William Hall: Male  Search this
William Hall: Politics and Government\Governor\Tennessee  Search this
William Hall: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Tennessee  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Betsy McFadden
Object number:
UL990002
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm470f7280d-7108-4271-a01b-510d9dcb1d52
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_UL990002

John Watts Kearny

Artist:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Former attribution:
Samuel Finley Breese Morse, 27 Apr 1791 - 2 Apr 1872  Search this
Samuel Lovett Waldo, 6 Apr 1783 - 16 Feb 1861  Search this
Sitter:
John Watts Kearny, 1778 - 1850  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 72.4 × 55.9 cm (28 1/2 × 22")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1801-1803
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Stock  Search this
John Watts Kearny: Male  Search this
John Watts Kearny: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
John Watts Kearny: Literature\Writer\Historical  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private collection
Object number:
DC990458
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4e95e19ab-8d87-4e88-854b-5818ee891094
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_DC990458

Washington and Lafayette at the Battle of Brandywine

Artist:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette, 6 Sep 1757 - 20 May 1834  Search this
Unidentified Men  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 105.7 × 143 cm (41 5/8 × 56 5/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
late 18th-early 19th Century
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Clouds  Search this
Exterior\Landscape  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Exterior\Landscape\Battleground  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Horse  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Tricorne  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Stock  Search this
Equipment\Sports Equipment\Equestrian Gear\Saddle  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Male  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Military\Army\Officer  Search this
Marquis de Lafayette: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Unidentified Men: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Gilcrease Museum
Website: www.gilcrease.org/
Object number:
0126.1018
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f61bb553-958e-4783-b009-18219028cdaf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_0126.1018

Joel Barlow [possibly]

Possible attribution:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Former attribution:
Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin, 12 Mar 1770 - 23 Jun 1852  Search this
Possibly:
Joel Barlow, 24 Mar 1754 - 26 Dec 1812  Search this
Formerly alleged:
Aaron Burr, 6 Feb 1756 - 14 Sep 1836  Search this
Medium:
Crayon on paper
Dimensions:
20.3 × 17.8 cm (8 × 7")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1800-1815
Topic:
Joel Barlow: Male  Search this
Joel Barlow: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Joel Barlow: Literature\Writer  Search this
Joel Barlow: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Joel Barlow: Communications\Journalist  Search this
Joel Barlow: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
Aaron Burr: Male  Search this
Aaron Burr: Politics and Government\State Legislator\New York  Search this
Aaron Burr: Politics and Government\US Senator\New York  Search this
Aaron Burr: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Aaron Burr: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
Aaron Burr: Military\Soldier\Revolution  Search this
Aaron Burr: Politics and Government\State Attorney General\New York  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private collection
Object number:
CT990135
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm45b63522a-b5f6-4bd0-bde1-144dca3f0cda
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_CT990135

Aaron Burr

Artist:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Sitter:
Aaron Burr, 6 Feb 1756 - 14 Sep 1836  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
24.1 × 19.1 cm (9 1/2 × 7 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1809
Topic:
Aaron Burr: Male  Search this
Aaron Burr: Politics and Government\State Legislator\New York  Search this
Aaron Burr: Politics and Government\US Senator\New York  Search this
Aaron Burr: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Aaron Burr: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
Aaron Burr: Military\Soldier\Revolution  Search this
Aaron Burr: Politics and Government\State Attorney General\New York  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Object number:
DLR02251
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4dc1d797e-7eec-47bf-a078-cfb11066338d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_DLR02251

John D. Dickinson, Representative from Troy, New York

Possible attribution:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Sitter:
John Dean Dickinson, 1767 - 1841  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
possibly 1830s
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Stock  Search this
Nature & Environment\Rock  Search this
John Dean Dickinson: Male  Search this
John Dean Dickinson: Politics and Government\US Congressman\New York  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts
Website: https://mesda.org/
Object number:
NC020043
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm41f1927a8-3ea2-4987-a887-0c64563628a9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NC020043

Joseph Bryan

Artist:
Nathaniel Jocelyn, 1796 - 1881  Search this
Copy after:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Sitter:
Joseph Bryan, 18 Aug 1773 - 12 Sep 1812  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 64.8 × 54.6 cm (25 1/2 × 21 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
early 19th-mid 19th Century
Topic:
Joseph Bryan: Male  Search this
Joseph Bryan: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
Joseph Bryan: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Georgia  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private collection
Object number:
VA992279
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4eef4503b-16c2-4759-ba4f-b7405ccb8dfe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_VA992279

Aaron Burr

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Copy after:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Sitter:
Aaron Burr, 6 Feb 1756 - 14 Sep 1836  Search this
Medium:
Oil on cardboard
Dimensions:
Sight: 53.3 × 45.7 cm (21 × 18")
Frame: 66 × 58.4 cm (26 × 23")
Type:
Painting
Topic:
Aaron Burr: Male  Search this
Aaron Burr: Politics and Government\State Legislator\New York  Search this
Aaron Burr: Politics and Government\US Senator\New York  Search this
Aaron Burr: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Aaron Burr: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
Aaron Burr: Military\Soldier\Revolution  Search this
Aaron Burr: Politics and Government\State Attorney General\New York  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private collection
Object number:
VA992291
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm433b2469c-9b03-4e47-bdf3-6529db704c6a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_VA992291

James Monroe

Artist:
Joseph Castel, 1798 - 1856  Search this
Copy after:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Sitter:
James Monroe, 28 Apr 1758 - 4 Jul 1831  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
Ivory (Image oval): 8.3 × 6.7cm (3 1/4 × 2 5/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1818
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Stock  Search this
James Monroe: Male  Search this
James Monroe: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
James Monroe: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Virginia  Search this
James Monroe: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
James Monroe: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
James Monroe: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War  Search this
James Monroe: Military\Army\Officer\Captain  Search this
James Monroe: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
James Monroe: Education\Administrator\University\Trustee  Search this
James Monroe: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
James Monroe: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
James Monroe: Politics and Government\Governor\Virginia  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Object number:
1999.27.4
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a8400211-243f-4008-959f-952520936df8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1999.27.4

Henry Vanderlyn

Artist:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Sitter:
Henry Vanderlyn, 24 Apr 1784 - 1 Oct 1865  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
26 5/8 x 21 1/2 in. (67.6 x 54.6 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1815
Topic:
Henry Vanderlyn: Male  Search this
Henry Vanderlyn: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Saint Louis Art Museum
Object number:
29:2014
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm49ba4d135-aaee-4b20-9b8d-dd636e79f1b1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_29_2014

Phillip Hone

Artist:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Sitter:
Philip Hone, 25 Oct 1780 - 5 May 1851  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
91.4 × 76.2cm (36 × 30")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1872
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Clouds  Search this
Printed Material\Document  Search this
Interior\Interior with Exterior View  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Home Furnishings\Curtain  Search this
Philip Hone: Male  Search this
Philip Hone: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Philip Hone: Literature\Writer\Diarist  Search this
Philip Hone: Politics and Government\Public Official\Mayor\New York, NY  Search this
Philip Hone: Society and Social Change\Founder\Club  Search this
Philip Hone: Society and Social Change\Civic Leader  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Public Design Commission of the City of New York
Object number:
NY850040
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm49d1fe45a-e81f-4e75-8b9b-04dffb1da197
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY850040

James Monroe

Artist:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Sitter:
James Monroe, 28 Apr 1758 - 4 Jul 1831  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
254 × 162.6cm (100 × 64")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1822
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Interior\Interior with Exterior View  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Armchair  Search this
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Printed Material\Map  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pen\Quill  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Inkstand  Search this
Home Furnishings\Curtain  Search this
James Monroe: Male  Search this
James Monroe: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
James Monroe: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Virginia  Search this
James Monroe: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
James Monroe: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
James Monroe: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War  Search this
James Monroe: Military\Army\Officer\Captain  Search this
James Monroe: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
James Monroe: Education\Administrator\University\Trustee  Search this
James Monroe: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
James Monroe: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
James Monroe: Politics and Government\Governor\Virginia  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Public Design Commission of the City of New York
Object number:
NY850064
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a5ba0d09-e4b8-4521-ba72-95e42e922152
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY850064

Zachary Taylor

Artist:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Sitter:
Zachary Taylor, 24 Nov 1784 - 9 Jul 1850  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
243.8 × 157.5cm (96 × 62")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1850
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Printed Material\Document  Search this
Interior\Interior with Exterior View  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Armchair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Curtain  Search this
Zachary Taylor: Male  Search this
Zachary Taylor: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Zachary Taylor: Military\Army\Officer\War of 1812  Search this
Zachary Taylor: Military\Army\Officer\Mexican War  Search this
Zachary Taylor: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Public Design Commission of the City of New York
Object number:
NY850081
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm43111924e-21de-4d4c-811f-b836ff199c4f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY850081

Joseph Christopher Yates

Artist:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Sitter:
Joseph Christopher Yates, 1768 - 1837  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
231.1 × 161.3cm (91 × 63 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1827
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Printed Material\Document  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Armchair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Curtain  Search this
Joseph Christopher Yates: Male  Search this
Joseph Christopher Yates: Politics and Government\Governor\New York  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Public Design Commission of the City of New York
Object number:
NY850100
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm44fc3a0c1-dcfb-4344-88bf-1f2b83050ae2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY850100

Daughter of Zachary Taylor (possibly)

Attribution:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Girl  Search this
Medium:
Oil on wood
Dimensions:
38.1 × 30.5cm (15 × 12")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1830
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Brooch  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Bow  Search this
Unidentified Girl: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private collection
Object number:
TX990167
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f5b1b2fd-f692-43d3-bda7-a106a98ce964
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_TX990167

William Denning

Artist:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Sitter:
William Denning, 1740 - 1819  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 91.4 × 71.1cm (36 × 28")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1831
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pen\Quill  Search this
Container\Inkwell  Search this
William Denning: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: New York State Museum
Object number:
H-2003.41.43
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b525e525-0851-4800-b319-47cfd54e4719
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H-2003.41.43

John Swarthout

Artist:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Sitter:
John Swarthout  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Est: 68.6 × 58.4cm (27 × 23")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1811
Topic:
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private Collection
Object number:
NJ990069
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f7c3b346-0fd0-4c41-8a57-04d255d8b8d0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NJ990069

Maria Ruehl Wynkoop

Probably:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Sitter:
Maria Ruehl Wynkoop, 1775? - 1875?  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
68.6 x 58.4cm (27 x 23")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1822
Topic:
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private Collection
Owner: Private collection
Object number:
NY990552
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4935aa4e0-6293-4730-8290-bed06f918b97
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY990552

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