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Robert C. Graham collection of artists' letters, 1783-1935, bulk 1804-1877

Creator:
Graham, Robert Claverhouse, 1913-1994  Search this
Subject:
Doughty, Thomas  Search this
Leutze, Emanuel  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt  Search this
Sully, Thomas  Search this
Inman, Henry  Search this
Trumbull, John  Search this
West, Benjamin  Search this
Sargent, John Singer  Search this
Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander)  Search this
Huntington, Daniel  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese  Search this
Topic:
Art dealers  Search this
Painters  Search this
Art  Search this
Artists' writings  Search this
Letters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5810
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208650
AAA_collcode_grahrobe
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208650
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George Catlin papers, 1821-1904, 1946

Creator:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872  Search this
Subject:
Sully, Thomas  Search this
Clay, Henry  Search this
Seward, William Henry  Search this
Topic:
Ethnological illustrators  Search this
Ethnological painters  Search this
Illustrators  Search this
Painters  Search this
Photogravures  Search this
Portrait painters  Search this
Miniature painters  Search this
Art and race  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5435
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209512
AAA_collcode_catlgeor
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209512
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Victor D. Spark papers, circa 1830-1983, bulk 1930-1970

Creator:
Spark, Victor D. (Victor David), 1898-1991  Search this
Subject:
Moran, Thomas  Search this
Engelhard, Charles W.  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt  Search this
Medina, Leon  Search this
Hardy, Charlotte  Search this
Clonney, James Goodwyn  Search this
Sully, Thomas  Search this
Prendergast, Maurice Brazil  Search this
Berliner, Jacob  Search this
Copley, John Singleton  Search this
Shinn, Everett  Search this
Lehman, Robert  Search this
Grigaut, Hubert L.  Search this
Hardy, Jeremiah Pearson  Search this
Frankenstein, Alfred Victor  Search this
Heade, Martin Johnson  Search this
Moran, Ruth B.  Search this
San Diego Arts Society  Search this
Topic:
Art dealers  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Art appraisers  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7451
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209609
AAA_collcode_sparvict
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209609
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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 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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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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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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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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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 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

Michael Gratz

Artist:
William Edward West, 10 Dec 1788 - 2 Nov 1857  Search this
Copy after:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Michael Gratz, 1740 - 8 Sep 1811  Search this
Medium:
Pastel on paper
Dimensions:
61 x 50.8 cm (24 x 20")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1808
Topic:
Michael Gratz: Male  Search this
Michael Gratz: Business and Industry\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Michael Gratz: Business and Industry\Businessperson\Merchant\Shipping  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Richard N. Tetlie
Object number:
NPG.66.14
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Data Source:
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edanmdm:npg_NPG.66.14

James Pollard Espy

Artist:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
James Pollard Espy, 9 May 1785 - 24 Jan 1860  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76.2cm x 63.5cm (30" x 25"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1849
Topic:
James Pollard Espy: Male  Search this
James Pollard Espy: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
James Pollard Espy: Education\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
James Pollard Espy: Education\Administrator\School\Principal  Search this
James Pollard Espy: Science and Technology\Scientist\Earth Scientist\Meteorologist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of the Espy family to the Smithsonian Institution, 1860
Object number:
NPG.66.55
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Data Source:
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Montgomery Blair

Artist:
Gregory Stapko, 14 Mar 1913 - 12 Mar 2006  Search this
Copy after:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Montgomery Blair, 10 May 1813 - 27 Jul 1883  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Accurate: 52 x 44.5 cm (20 1/2 x 17 1/2")
Frame: 64.9 × 58.3 × 5.2 cm (25 9/16 × 22 15/16 × 2 1/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1968 copy after 1845 original
Topic:
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
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Dr. Montgomery Blair
Object number:
NPG.68.55
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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John Quincy Adams

Artist:
Asher Brown Durand, 21 Aug 1796 - 17 Sep 1886  Search this
Copy after:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Publisher:
W. H. Morgan & Company  Search this
Sitter:
John Quincy Adams, 11 Jul 1767 - 23 Feb 1848  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 51.3 x 35.1cm (20 3/16 x 13 13/16")
Sheet: 51.3 x 35.1cm (20 3/16 x 13 13/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1826
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Printed Material\Document  Search this
Artwork  Search this
Interior\Office  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Bookcase  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Male  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Massachusetts  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Ambassador  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\US Senator\Massachusetts  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Son of US President  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Hirschl and Adler Galleries
Object number:
NPG.69.88
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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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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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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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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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.71.17

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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Data Source:
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edanmdm:npg_NPG.77.117

James Madison

Artist:
David Edwin, 1776 - 1841  Search this
Copy after:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Publisher:
W. H. Morgan & Company  Search this
Sitter:
James Madison, 16 Mar 1751 - 28 Jun 1836  Search this
Medium:
Stipple engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 50.3 x 33.3 cm (19 13/16 x 13 1/8")
Sheet: 61.2 x 39.1 cm (24 1/8 x 15 3/8")
Type:
Print
Date:
1810
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Printed Material\Document  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Architecture\Column  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pen\Quill  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Inkstand  Search this
James Madison: Male  Search this
James Madison: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
James Madison: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Virginia  Search this
James Madison: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
James Madison: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
James Madison: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
James Madison: Literature\Writer\Essayist  Search this
James Madison: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Virginia  Search this
James Madison: Politics and Government\Statesman\Signer of Constitution  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Katie Louchheim
Object number:
NPG.77.252
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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Charles Carroll

Artist:
Albert Newsam, 20 May 1809 - 20 Nov 1864  Search this
Copy after:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Lithographer:
Childs & Inman Lithography Company, active c. 1831 - 1833  Search this
Sitter:
Charles Carroll, 1737 - 1832  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
23.4cm x 18.6cm (9 3/16" x 7 5/16"), Image
Type:
Print
Date:
1832
Topic:
Charles Carroll: Male  Search this
Charles Carroll: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
Charles Carroll: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Charles Carroll: Business and Industry\Businessperson\Executive\Railroad  Search this
Charles Carroll: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Planter  Search this
Charles Carroll: Politics and Government\State Senator\Maryland  Search this
Charles Carroll: Politics and Government\US Senator\Maryland  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.77.331
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.77.331

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