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Nicholas Biddle

Artist:
E. Luigi Persico, 1791 - 1860  Search this
Sitter:
Nicholas Biddle, 8 Jan 1786 - 27 Feb 1844  Search this
Medium:
Plaster
Dimensions:
Socle footprint: 28.6 x 20.3cm (11 1/4 x 8")
Object w/out socle: 54.6 x 38.1 x 1.6cm (21 1/2 x 15 x 5/8")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1838? cast after 1837 original
Topic:
Nicholas Biddle: Male  Search this
Nicholas Biddle: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Nicholas Biddle: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Financier  Search this
Nicholas Biddle: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Banker  Search this
Nicholas Biddle: Literature\Editor  Search this
Nicholas Biddle: Education\Administrator\College\President  Search this
Nicholas Biddle: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Pennsylvania  Search this
Nicholas Biddle: Politics and Government\State Senator\Pennsylvania  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Museum of American History; gift of Elizabeth Porter Fearing
Object number:
NPG.71.32
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
American Origins
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 136
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.71.32

John Jacob Astor

Artist:
John Wesley Jarvis, 1780 - 14 Jan 1840  Search this
Sitter:
John Jacob Astor, 17 Jul 1763 - 29 Mar 1848  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Other: 76.2 x 61.6cm (30 x 24 1/4")
Frame: 94.6 x 81.9 x 10.2cm (37 1/4 x 32 1/4 x 4")
Culture:
John Jacob Astor: European\German  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1825
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Settee  Search this
John Jacob Astor: Male  Search this
John Jacob Astor: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
John Jacob Astor: Natural Resources\Explorer  Search this
John Jacob Astor: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant\Trader\Fur trader  Search this
John Jacob Astor: Business and Finance\Land developer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Susan Mary Alsop
Object number:
NPG.78.204
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
American Origins
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 136
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.78.204

John Russwurm

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
John Russwurm, 1 Oct 1799 - 9 Jun 1851  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher (Verified): 20.6 × 16.2 cm (8 1/8 × 6 3/8")
Frame (Verified): 25.4 × 20.6 × 2.5 cm (10 × 8 1/8 × 1")
Emphasis Panel: 60 × 55.1 cm (23 5/8 × 21 11/16")
Culture:
John Russwurm: American\African American  Search this
John Russwurm: Caribbean\Jamaican  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1850
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie  Search this
John Russwurm: Male  Search this
John Russwurm: Politics and Government\Governor  Search this
John Russwurm: Communications\Journalist  Search this
John Russwurm: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Abolitionist  Search this
John Russwurm: Education\Administrator\Superintendent  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the Library of Congress
Object number:
NPG.79.252
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
American Origins
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 136
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.79.252

Thurlow Weed

Artist:
Chester Harding, 1 Sep 1792 - 10 Apr 1866  Search this
Sitter:
Thurlow Weed, 15 Nov 1797 - 22 Nov 1882  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 74.9 x 61cm (29 1/2 x 24")
Frame: 85.1 x 73 x 5.1cm (33 1/2 x 28 3/4 x 2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1843
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pen  Search this
Thurlow Weed: Male  Search this
Thurlow Weed: Politics and Government\State Legislator\New York  Search this
Thurlow Weed: Communications\Publisher\Newspaper  Search this
Thurlow Weed: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Newspaper  Search this
Thurlow Weed: Crafts and Trades\Craftsman\Printer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2005.95
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
American Origins
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 136
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2005.95

John Marshall

Artist:
Cephas Thompson, 1 Jul 1775 - 6 Nov 1856  Search this
Sitter:
John Marshall, 24 Sep 1755 - 6 Jul 1835  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 61.3 x 52.4cm (24 1/8 x 20 5/8")
Frame: 73.5 x 64.6 x 6.4cm (28 15/16 x 25 7/16 x 2 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1809-1810
Topic:
John Marshall: Male  Search this
John Marshall: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
John Marshall: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
John Marshall: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge\Justice\US Supreme Court Justice\Chief Justice of US  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2010.48
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
American Origins
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 136
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2010.48

Thomas McKenney

Artist:
Charles Loring Elliott, 12 Oct 1812 - 25 Aug 1868  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Loraine McKenney, 21 Mar 1785 - 20 Feb 1859  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Frame: 77.5 x 64.8cm (30 1/2 x 25 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1856
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie  Search this
Thomas Loraine McKenney: Male  Search this
Thomas Loraine McKenney: Politics and Government  Search this
Thomas Loraine McKenney: Humanities and Social Sciences\Anthropologist\Ethnologist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frame conserved with funds from the Smithsonian Women's Committee
Object number:
NPG.2011.62
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
American Origins
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 136
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2011.62

Thomas Paul

Artist:
Thomas Badger, 1792 - 1868  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Paul, 1773 - 13 Apr 1831  Search this
Medium:
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions:
Panel: 20.3 x 16.5cm (8 x 6 1/2")
Frame: 33.3 x 29.2 x 6.4cm (13 1/8 x 11 1/2 x 2 1/2")
Culture:
Thomas Paul: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1825
Topic:
Interior\Church  Search this
Printed Material\Book\Bible  Search this
Architecture\Building\Church\Pulpit  Search this
Thomas Paul: Male  Search this
Thomas Paul: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Pastor  Search this
Thomas Paul: Religion and Spirituality\Founder\Church  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.70.45
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
American Origins
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 136
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.70.45

John Stevens

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
John Stevens, 1749 - 6 Mar 1838  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 92.1 x 74.3 x 2.5cm (36 1/4 x 29 1/4 x 1")
Frame: 118.7 x 100.3 x 12.1cm (46 3/4 x 39 1/2 x 4 3/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1830
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
John Stevens: Male  Search this
John Stevens: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
John Stevens: Science and Technology\Engineer\Mechanical  Search this
John Stevens: Science and Technology\Navigator\Ship\Steamship  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of H.H. Walker Lewis in memory of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin A.S. Lewis
Object number:
NPG.75.13
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
American Origins
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 136
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.75.13

Sequoyah

Artist:
Henry Inman, 28 Oct 1801 - 17 Jan 1846  Search this
Copy after:
Charles Bird King, 26 Sep 1785 - 18 Mar 1862  Search this
Sitter:
Sequoyah, c. 1770 - Aug 1843  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 76.8 x 64.1 x 2.5cm (30 1/4 x 25 1/4 x 1")
Frame: 89.5 x 77.5 x 8.9cm (35 1/4 x 30 1/2 x 3 1/2")
Culture:
Sequoyah: Native American\American Indian\Southeastern\Cherokee  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1830
Topic:
Symbols & Motifs\Medal\Peace medal  Search this
Interior  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Pipe  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table\Writing table  Search this
Container\Inkwell  Search this
Sequoyah: Male  Search this
Sequoyah: Education\Educator  Search this
Sequoyah: Humanities and Social Sciences\Linguist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.79.174
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
American Origins
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 136
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.79.174

Andrew Jackson

Cast after:
Clark Mills, 13 Dec 1810 - 12 Jan 1883  Search this
Studio:
Cornelius & Baker  Search this
Sitter:
Andrew Jackson, 15 Mar 1767 - 8 Jun 1845  Search this
Medium:
Zinc
Dimensions:
With Mount: 67.3 x 55.9 x 26.7cm (26 1/2 x 22 x 10 1/2")
Without Base: 61 x 53.3 x 19.7cm (24 x 21 x 7 3/4")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1855
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Military  Search this
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Horse  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Star  Search this
Andrew Jackson: Male  Search this
Andrew Jackson: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Andrew Jackson: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
Andrew Jackson: Politics and Government\US Senator\Tennessee  Search this
Andrew Jackson: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Andrew Jackson: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Tennessee  Search this
Andrew Jackson: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge\Justice\State Supreme Court Justice\Tennessee  Search this
Andrew Jackson: Politics and Government\Governor\Florida  Search this
Andrew Jackson: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Sanders in memory of William Monroe Geer
Object number:
NPG.85.8
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
American Origins
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 136
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.85.8

DeWitt Clinton

Artist:
John Wesley Jarvis, 1780 - 14 Jan 1840  Search this
Sitter:
DeWitt Clinton, 2 Mar 1769 - 11 Feb 1828  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 122.9 x 92.7 x 2.5cm (48 3/8 x 36 1/2 x 1")
Frame: 147 x 116.2 x 11.4cm (57 7/8 x 45 3/4 x 4 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1816
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Printed Material\Document  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Armchair  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
DeWitt Clinton: Male  Search this
DeWitt Clinton: Politics and Government\State Legislator\New York  Search this
DeWitt Clinton: Politics and Government\US Senator\New York  Search this
DeWitt Clinton: Politics and Government\Governor\New York  Search this
DeWitt Clinton: Politics and Government\State Senator\New York  Search this
DeWitt Clinton: Science and Technology\Scientist\Naturalist  Search this
DeWitt Clinton: Politics and Government\Public Official\Mayor\New York, NY  Search this
DeWitt Clinton: Politics and Government\Lieutenant Governor\New York  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Gallery of Art; gift of the A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, 1942
Object number:
NPG.65.53
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
American Origins
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 136
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.65.53

John Summerfield

Artist:
William Jewett, 1792 - 1874  Search this
Sitter:
John Summerfield, 1798 - 1825  Search this
Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
Panel: 26 x 20.6 x 0.6cm (10 1/4 x 8 1/8 x 1/4")
Frame: 40 x 34.6 x 5.4cm (15 3/4 x 13 5/8 x 2 1/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1821-1825
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
John Summerfield: Male  Search this
John Summerfield: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Minister  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Joan B. Anderson
Object number:
NPG.86.214
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
American Origins
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 136
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.86.214

Edward Hicks Painting the Peaceable Kingdom

Artist:
Thomas Hicks, 18 Oct 1823 - 8 Oct 1890  Search this
Sitter:
Edward Hicks, 4 Apr 1780 - 23 Aug 1849  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 91.4 x 73.7 x 3.8cm (36 x 29 x 1 1/2")
Frame: 114.3 x 96.5 x 7.6cm (45 x 38 x 3")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1839
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Interior\Studio\Art  Search this
Artist's Effects\Palette  Search this
Artist's Effects\Paintbrush  Search this
Artist's Effects\Canvas  Search this
Artist's Effects\Easel  Search this
Edward Hicks: Male  Search this
Edward Hicks: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Landscape  Search this
Edward Hicks: Visual Arts\Art Instructor  Search this
Edward Hicks: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Religious  Search this
Edward Hicks: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\History  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.88.53
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
American Origins
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 136
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.88.53

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