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Thomas Sully's mannequin

Associated Person:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Wire armature, stuffing, cotton, paper mache head
Dimensions:
Height: 153 cm (60 1/4")
Type:
Art Implement
Date:
c. 1840
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Museum of American History
Object number:
AD/NPG.74.13
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Thomas Sully's price list

Associated Person:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Wood and ink
Dimensions:
22.8 x 28.2 cm. (9 x 11 1/8")
Type:
Document
Date:
Feb 27, 1830
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Museum of American History; gift of Harriet W. Nutting
Object number:
AD/NPG.74.26
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Thomas Sully's paint brushes

Associated Person:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Wood and animal hair
Dimensions:
30.4 to 33 cm. long, 6 mm. to 1.9 cm. wide
Type:
Art Implement
Date:
c. 1840
Topic:
Artist's effects\Brush  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Museum of American History; gift of Earle W. Huckel
Object number:
AD/NPG.74.14
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Thomas Sully's easel

Associated Person:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Varnished wood
Dimensions:
180.1 x 68.5 cm. (70 7/8 x 26 15/16")
Type:
Art Implement
Date:
c. 1840
Topic:
Artist's effects\Easel  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Museum of American History; gift of Mrs. J.L.G. Ferris
Object number:
AD/NPG.74.23
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Thomas Sully's studio table

Associated Person:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Varnished wood
Dimensions:
86.3 x 64.7 x 34.3 cm. (34 x 25 1/2 x 13 1/2")
Type:
Art Implement
Date:
c. 1840
Topic:
Furniture\Table  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Museum of American History; gift of Mrs. J.L.G. Ferris
Object number:
AD/NPG.74.24
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Hints to Young Painters and the Process of Portrait Painting

Author:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Letterpress on paper
Dimensions:
Closed: 21.3 x 15.6 cm. (8 3/8 x 6 1/8")
Open: 8 3/8 x 12 3/8"
Type:
Book
Date:
1873
Topic:
Book  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
AD/NPG.75.6
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Thomas Sully's palette

Associated Person:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
25.3 x 35.5 cm. (9 15/16 x 14")
Type:
Art Implement
Date:
c. 1840
Topic:
Artist's effects\Palette  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Museum of American History; gift of Mrs. J.L.G. Ferris
Object number:
AD/NPG.74.19
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Thomas Sully

Artist:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
68.5cm x 56cm (26 15/16" x 22 1/16"), Accurate
Culture:
Thomas Sully: European\British\English  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
1815
Topic:
Artist's Effects\Palette  Search this
Artist's Effects\Paintbrush  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:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mrs. Jeanne Sully West
Object number:
NPG.70.73
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Thomas Sully

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
16.1cm x 13.7cm (6 5/16" x 5 3/8"), Image
Culture:
Thomas Sully: European\British\English  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1865
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie  Search this
Artist's Effects\Paintbrush  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:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.77.117
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Thomas Sully

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Salted paper print
Dimensions:
12.2cm x 10cm (4 13/16" x 3 15/16"), Image
Culture:
Thomas Sully: European\British\English  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1854
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie  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:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.82.79
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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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Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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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
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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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
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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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
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1931-80-100

Sully's Studio

Title:
Thomas Sully
Artist:
John Moran, 1831 - 1903  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Photograph
Dimensions:
8.8 x 8.8 cm. (3 7/16 x 3 7/16")
Culture:
Thomas Sully: European\British\English  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Artwork\Painting  Search this
Interior\Studio\Art  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
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Museum of American History
Object number:
AD/NPG.74.16
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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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John Sergeant

Artist:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
John Sergeant, 5 Dec 1779 - 25 Nov 1852  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
82.5cm x 66cm (32 1/2" x 26"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1811
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Papers\Letter  Search this
John Sergeant: Male  Search this
John Sergeant: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
John Sergeant: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Pennsylvania  Search this
John Sergeant: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Pennsylvania  Search this
John Sergeant: Politics and Government\Vice-Presidential Candidate  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mrs. Craig Wylie
Object number:
NPG.84.179
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John Vaughan

Artist:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
John Vaughan, 15 Jan 1756 - 30 Dec 1841  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 48.3 × 38.1 cm (19 × 15")
Stretcher: 48.3 × 38.4 × 2.5 cm (19 × 15 1/8 × 1")
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\Pennsylvania\Philadelphia\Philadelphia
Date:
c. 1823
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
John Vaughan: Male  Search this
John Vaughan: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
John Vaughan: Education\Educator\Librarian  Search this
John Vaughan: Business and Industry\Businessperson\Merchant\Wine merchant  Search this
John Vaughan: Society and Social Change\Administrator\Society  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2015.76
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Thomas Ash II

Artist:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Ash II, 1785 - after 1824  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 66.4 x 56.2cm (26 1/8 x 22 1/8")
Frame: 85.1 x 74.3 x 8.9cm (33 1/2 x 29 1/4 x 3 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1807
Topic:
Thomas Ash II: Male  Search this
Thomas Ash II: Crafts and Trades\Craftsman\Furniture maker\Cabinetmaker  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; partial gift of the Fund in Honor of Barbara Novak
Object number:
NPG.2008.4
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Exhibition:
American Origins
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 142
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2008.4

Daniel La Motte

Artist:
Thomas Sully, born Horncastle, England 1783-died Philadelphia, PA 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Daniel La Motte  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas mounted on wood
Dimensions:
36 3/8 x 29 in. (92.3 x 73.8 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1812-1813
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand La Motte III
Object number:
1983.76
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, South Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.76

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