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Artist:
George Peter Alexander Healy, 15 Jul 1813 - 24 Jun 1894  Search this
Sitter:
Henry Clay, 12 Apr 1777 - 29 Jun 1852  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76.2cm x 63.5cm (30" x 25"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1845
Provenance:
Henry T. Duncan [1800-1880]; his daughter Lilly Duncan; her niece Mrs. Von Engelken; Frederick Von Engelken; sold to (Macbeth Galleries), New York; purchased by (Knoedler and Co.), New York; purchased by The A. W. Mellon Charitable and Educational Trust, Pittsburgh, 1936; gift to NGA 1942; transferred 1965 to NPG.
Topic:
Henry Clay: Male  Search this
Henry Clay: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Henry Clay: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate  Search this
Henry Clay: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Speaker of the House  Search this
Henry Clay: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
Henry Clay: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Kentucky  Search this
Henry Clay: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Kentucky  Search this
Henry Clay: Politics and Government\US Senator\Kentucky  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.65.44
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.65.44