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Lincoln Reading the Emancipation Proclamation to his Cabinet

Catalog Data

Artist:
Alonzo Chappel, 1 Mar 1828 - 4 Dec 1887  Search this
Sitter:
Abraham Lincoln, 12 Feb 1809 - 15 Apr 1865  Search this
Montgomery Blair, 10 May 1813 - 27 Jul 1883  Search this
Caleb Blood Smith, 16 Apr 1808 - 7 Jan 1864  Search this
Gideon Welles, 1 Jul 1802 - 11 Feb 1878  Search this
Edwin McMasters Stanton, 19 Dec 1814 - 24 Dec 1869  Search this
Edward Bates, 4 Sep 1793 - 25 Mar 1869  Search this
William Henry Seward, 16 May 1801 - 15 Oct 1872  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase, 13 Jan 1808 - 7 May 1873  Search this
Medium:
Grisaille oil on cardboard monochrome
Dimensions:
Sheet: 41.0 x 55.7 cm (16 1/8 x 21 15/16 in.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
about 1862-1863
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Interior\Interior with Exterior View  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Interior\Office  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Architecture\Window  Search this
Costume\Footwear\Shoes  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Carpet  Search this
Architecture\Building\Capitol  Search this
William Henry Seward: Male  Search this
William Henry Seward: Politics and Government\US Senator\New York  Search this
William Henry Seward: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
William Henry Seward: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate  Search this
William Henry Seward: Politics and Government\Statesman  Search this
William Henry Seward: Politics and Government\Governor\New York  Search this
William Henry Seward: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
William Henry Seward: Politics and Government\State Senator\New York  Search this
Caleb Blood Smith: Male  Search this
Caleb Blood Smith: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Caleb Blood Smith: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge  Search this
Caleb Blood Smith: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of Interior  Search this
Caleb Blood Smith: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Indiana  Search this
Caleb Blood Smith: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Indiana  Search this
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
Edward Bates: Male  Search this
Edward Bates: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Edward Bates: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\US Attorney General  Search this
Edward Bates: Politics and Government\Statesman  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Male  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of Treasury  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Politics and Government\Governor\Ohio  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Politics and Government\US Senator\Ohio  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Abolitionist  Search this
Salmon Portland Chase: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge\Justice\US Supreme Court Justice\Chief Justice of US  Search this
Gideon Welles: Male  Search this
Gideon Welles: Military\Navy\Secretary of the Navy  Search this
Gideon Welles: Communications\Journalist  Search this
Gideon Welles: Communications\Journalist\Editor  Search this
Gideon Welles: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Connecticut  Search this
Gideon Welles: Politics and Government\Government Official\Postmaster  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Male  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Military\Soldier  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Environmentalist  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Illinois  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\Government Official\Surveyor  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\State Senator\Illinois  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\Government Official\Postmaster  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Crafts and Trades\Boat builder  Search this
Edwin McMasters Stanton: Male  Search this
Edwin McMasters Stanton: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Edwin McMasters Stanton: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\US Attorney General  Search this
Edwin McMasters Stanton: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Website: https://www.mfa.org/collections/search
Object number:
57.326 MFAB
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_57.326_MFAB