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Depression

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Artist:
Beverly McIver
Sitter:
Beverly McIver
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 91.4 x 121.9cm (36 x 48")
Frame: 94.6 x 125.1 x 5.7cm (37 1/4 x 49 1/4 x 2 1/4")
Culture:
Beverly McIver: American\African American
Type:
Painting
Date:
2010
Exhibition Label:
This is one of several paintings made during the time of grieving my mother’s death. In 2004, my mom was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and three months later she died. At the time, I inherited my mentally disabled sister, Renee. Although Renee is fifty-two, she has the mind-set of a third-grader. She also has epilepsy. I promised my mother that when she was no longer able to care for Renee that I would. This act deepened my depression. I felt overwhelmed and as if I had given up my life. These paintings express what I felt during that time. They portray a sense of sadness, grief, and vulnerability. This self-portrait describes the heaviness I felt.
Beverly McIver, Durham, North Carolina
Topic:
Beverly McIver: Visual Arts\Artist
Beverly McIver: Female
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: Beverly McIver
Object number:
EXH.PC.236
Rights:
© Beverly McIver
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Bobby Seale

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Artist:
Stephen Shames, born 1947
Sitter:
Bobby Seale, born 22 Oct 1937
Medium:
Photo blow-up
Dimensions:
Original object sheet: 16.1 x 24.5cm (6 5/16 x 9 5/8")
Culture:
Bobby Seale: American\African American
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\California\Alameda\Oakland
Date:
1968
Exhibition Label:
Born Dallas, Texas
Together with Huey Newton, Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense in Oakland, California, in the fall of 1966. Having previously worked together at a neighborhood antipoverty center, the two broke with the NAACP to create a militant response to police brutality and to provide assistance programs to the city’s poor African American residents. When Newton was arrested for the murder of a policeman the following year, the Black Panthers became the national icon of militant black nationalists, who advocated armed resistance to white society. In this photograph, Seale speaks to an audience in Oakland that had gathered during Newton’s trial. Given the fiery rhetoric of its leaders, FBI director J. Edgar Hoover was moved to describe the Panthers in 1969 as the greatest threat to American national security. By the time of Newton’s release on appeal in 1970, the organization had branch offices in more than thirty cities.
Topic:
Exterior
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone
Equipment\Sound Devices
Bobby Seale: Male
Bobby Seale: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Political activist
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
EXH.EE.1836
Rights:
© Stephen Shames
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Andrew Johnson's Reconstruction

Title: Andrew Johnson
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Artist:
Thomas Nast, 27 Sep 1840 - 7 Dec 1902
Sitter:
Andrew Johnson, 29 Dec 1808 - 31 Jul 1875
Medium:
Photo blow-up
Dimensions:
Original Image: 52.2 x 34.7cm (20 9/16 x 13 11/16")
Original Sheet: 54.3 × 39.6cm (21 3/8 × 15 9/16")
Type:
Exhibition Element
Date:
1866
Exhibition Label:
When Andrew Johnson became president following Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, he favored a policy of leniency toward former secessionists at the expense of freed slaves, whose newly won liberties were being infringed upon. The North’s popular cartoonist, Thomas Nast, satirizes Johnson in this illustration for the September 1, 1866, issue of Harper’s Weekly by portraying him as the evil schemer Iago in Shakespeare’s Othello. Johnson professed to be a “best friend” to African Americans in the South, while vetoing such empowering legislation as the Freedman’s Bureau Bill, the Civil Rights Bill, and three military Reconstruction acts, all designed to protect and advance their civil rights.
Cuando Andrew Johnson ocupó la presidencia a raíz del asesinato de Abraham Lincoln, favoreció una política de indulgencia hacia los antiguos secesionistas, pero esto fue en detrimento de los nuevos derechos de los esclavos libertos. El popular caricaturista norteño Thomas Nast satiriza a Johnson en esta ilustración para la edición del 1 de septiembre de 1866 del Harper’s Weekly, presentándolo como el malvado intrigante Yago en el Otelo de Shakespeare. Johnson profesaba ser un “gran amigo” de los afroamericanos en el sur, mientras por otro lado vetó legislación como la Ley de la Oficina de Libertos, la Ley de Derechos Civiles y tres leyes militares de la Reconstrucción, todas diseñadas para proteger y adelantar los derechos civiles de la población negra.
Topic:
Andrew Johnson: Male
Andrew Johnson: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
Andrew Johnson: Politics and Government\Governor\Tennessee
Andrew Johnson: Politics and Government\US Senator\Tennessee
Andrew Johnson: Politics and Government\President of US
Andrew Johnson: Politics and Government\State Senator\Tennessee
Andrew Johnson: Politics and Government\Public Official\Mayor
Andrew Johnson: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Tennessee
Andrew Johnson: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Tennessee
Andrew Johnson: Crafts and Trades\Craftsman\Textile worker\Tailor
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
EXH.EE.1844
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Elisha Bartlett

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Artist:
Unidentified Artist
Sitter:
Elisha Bartlett, 1804 - 1855
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
74.9cm x 62.4cm (29 1/2" x 24 9/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1840
Topic:
Interior
Elisha Bartlett: Male
Elisha Bartlett: Health and Medicine\Physician
Elisha Bartlett: Education\Educator\Professor\University
Elisha Bartlett: Politics and Government\Public Official\Mayor
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: Columbia University, Art Properties
Website: library.columbia.edu/locations/avery/art-properties.html
Object number:
COO.756 CU
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Nicholas Murray Butler

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Artist:
Augustus Vincent Tack, 9 Nov 1870 - 22 Jul 1949
Sitter:
Nicholas Murray Butler, 2 Apr 1862 - 7 Dec 1947
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
113.4cm x 106.7cm (44 5/8" x 42")
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1944
Topic:
Printed Material\Book
Exterior\Architecture
Nicholas Murray Butler: Male
Nicholas Murray Butler: Literature\Writer
Nicholas Murray Butler: Education\Educator\Professor\University
Nicholas Murray Butler: Education\Administrator
Nicholas Murray Butler: Education\Administrator\University\President
Nicholas Murray Butler: Politics and Government\Government Official\Presidential Advisor
Nicholas Murray Butler: Humanities and Social Sciences\Philosopher
Nicholas Murray Butler: Nobel Prize
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: Columbia University, Art Properties
Website: library.columbia.edu/locations/avery/art-properties.html
Object number:
COO.512 CU
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John Bates Clark

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Artist:
Ernest Ludwig Ipsen, 1869 - 1951
Sitter:
John Bates Clark, 1847 - 1938
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
77.3cm x 64.3cm (30 7/16" x 25 5/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1926
Topic:
Interior
John Bates Clark: Male
John Bates Clark: Education\Educator\Professor
John Bates Clark: Business and Industry\Economist
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: Columbia University, Art Properties
Website: library.columbia.edu/locations/avery/art-properties.html
Object number:
COO.521 CU
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John Quincy Adams

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Artist:
Moses Billings, 1809 - 1884
Sitter:
John Quincy Adams, 11 Jul 1767 - 23 Feb 1848
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
73.7cm x 61cm (29" x 24"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\District of Columbia\Washington
Date:
1846
Topic:
Interior
Printed Material\Papers
John Quincy Adams: Male
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Massachusetts
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Ambassador
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\President of US
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\US Senator\Massachusetts
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Son of US President
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: Thiel College
Website: www.thiel.edu/
Object number:
PA330528
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Samuel Putnam Avery

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Attribution:
Victor David Brenner, 12 Jun 1871 - 5 Apr 1924
Sitter:
Samuel Putnam Avery, 17 Mar 1822 - 11 Aug 1904
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
56.6cm (22 5/16") x 53cm (20 7/8") x 34.3cm (13 1/2"), Accurate
Type:
Sculpture
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1890
Topic:
Indeterminable
Samuel Putnam Avery: Male
Samuel Putnam Avery: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker\Engraver
Samuel Putnam Avery: Business and Industry\Businessman\Dealer\Art
Samuel Putnam Avery: Visual Arts\Artist\Illustrator
Samuel Putnam Avery: Visual Arts\Founder\Art Museum
Samuel Putnam Avery: Visual Arts\Philanthropist
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: Columbia University, Art Properties
Website: library.columbia.edu/locations/avery/art-properties.html
Object number:
COO.404 CU
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William L. Cary

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Artist:
William F. Draper, 24 Dec 1912 - 26 Oct 2003
Sitter:
William L. Cary
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
94.4cm x 74.2cm (37 3/16" x 29 3/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1980
Topic:
Interior
William L. Cary: Male
William L. Cary: Education\Educator\Professor\University
William L. Cary: Education\Educator\Professor\Law
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: Columbia University, Art Properties
Website: library.columbia.edu/locations/avery/art-properties.html
Object number:
82.5 CU
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Zachary Taylor

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Artist:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894
Sitter:
Zachary Taylor, 24 Nov 1784 - 9 Jul 1850
Medium:
Daguerreotype
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1848
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair
Zachary Taylor: Male
Zachary Taylor: Politics and Government\President of US
Zachary Taylor: Military\Army\Officer\War of 1812
Zachary Taylor: Military\Army\Officer\Mexican War
Zachary Taylor: Congressional Gold Medal
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University
Website: www.library.yale.edu/beinecke/
Object number:
CT231308
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Bela Bartok

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Artist:
Tibor Borbas
Sitter:
Bela Bartok, 25 Mar 1881 - 26 Sep 1945
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
26.5cm (10 7/16") x 23.5cm (9 1/4") x 29cm (11 7/16")
Culture:
Bela Bartok: European\Hungarian
Type:
Sculpture
Topic:
Bela Bartok: Male
Bela Bartok: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer
Bela Bartok: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter
Bela Bartok: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Pianist
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: Columbia University, Art Properties
Website: library.columbia.edu/locations/avery/art-properties.html
Object number:
84.12 CU
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Antonio Franco Coronel and Family

Title: Veranda Scene
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Artist:
Alexander Francis Harmer, 1856 - 1925
Sitter:
Antonio Franco Coronel, 1817 - 1894
Mariana Williamson Coronel, 1851 - 1925
Soledad Coronel, c. 1875 - ?
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
39cm x 49cm (15 3/8" x 19 5/16"), Sight
Culture:
Antonio Franco Coronel: Hispanic
Antonio Franco Coronel: Mexican
Antonio Franco Coronel: American\Hispanic American\Mexican American
Mariana Williamson Coronel: Hispanic
Mariana Williamson Coronel: American\Hispanic American\Mexican American
Soledad Coronel: Hispanic
Soledad Coronel: American\Hispanic American\Mexican American
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1885
Topic:
Exterior
Nature & Environment\Animal\Dog
Antonio Franco Coronel: Male
Antonio Franco Coronel: Visual Arts\Art Collector
Antonio Franco Coronel: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Rancher
Antonio Franco Coronel: Politics and Government\Public Official\Treasurer
Antonio Franco Coronel: Politics and Government\Public Official\Mayor\Los Angeles, CA
Mariana Williamson Coronel: Female
Soledad Coronel: Female
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Website: www.nhm.org/
Object number:
A.110.58-60
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Isobel Del Casel

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Artist:
Unidentified Artist
Sitter:
Isobel Del Casel, 1800 - 1900?
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76cm x 64cm (29 15/16" x 25 3/16"), Accurate
Culture:
Isobel Del Casel: Hispanic
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1825-1840
Topic:
Isobel Del Casel: Female
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: John Muir National Historic Site
Website: www.nps.gov/jomu/
Object number:
277 JMNHS
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Gobernador Miguel Antonio de Ustariz

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Artist:
José Campeche y Jordán, 1751 - 1809
Sitter:
Miguel Antonio de Ustariz, c. 1792 - ?
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
60 x 41.5cm (23 5/8 x 16 5/16")
Culture:
Miguel Antonio de Ustariz: Hispanic
Type:
Painting
Date:
1789-1792
Topic:
Interior\Interior with Exterior View
Equipment\Walking stick\Cane
Printed Material\Map
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table\Writing table
Artwork\Painting\Landscape
Miguel Antonio de Ustariz: Male
Miguel Antonio de Ustariz: Politics and Government\Governor\Puerto Rico
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña
Website: www.icp.gobierno.pr/
Object number:
PE 92-0302
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Herbert Clark Hoover

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Artist:
John Christen Johansen, 25 Nov 1876 - 23 Jun 1964
Sitter:
Herbert Clark Hoover, 10 Aug 1874 - 20 Oct 1964
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
102cm x 89.5cm (40 3/16" x 35 1/4"), Estimate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1941?
Topic:
Herbert Clark Hoover: Male
Herbert Clark Hoover: Politics and Government\President of US
Herbert Clark Hoover: Science and Technology\Engineer
Herbert Clark Hoover: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of Commerce
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: Herbert Hoover Presidential Library And Museum
Website: www.hoover.archives.gov/
Object number:
63.2
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Lyndon Baines Johnson

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Artist:
Robert Berks, 26 Apr 1922 - 16 May 2011
Sitter:
Lyndon Baines Johnson, 27 Aug 1908 - 22 Jan 1973
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
40cm x 24.9cm x 29.2cm (15 3/4" x 9 13/16" x 11 1/2"), Estimate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1968?
Topic:
Lyndon Baines Johnson: Male
Lyndon Baines Johnson: Literature\Writer
Lyndon Baines Johnson: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
Lyndon Baines Johnson: Education\Educator\Teacher
Lyndon Baines Johnson: Politics and Government\President of US
Lyndon Baines Johnson: Politics and Government\US Senator\Texas
Lyndon Baines Johnson: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Texas
Lyndon Baines Johnson: Presidential Medal of Freedom
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
Website: www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/
Object number:
70.49.2
Rights:
©Robert Berks Studios, Inc.
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Joaquin Carrillo

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Artist:
Leonardo Barbieri, 1810 - 1873?
Sitter:
Joaquin Carrillo, 1813 - 1868
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
85.2cm x 67.2cm (33 9/16" x 26 7/16"), Sight
Culture:
Joaquin Carrillo: Hispanic
Joaquin Carrillo: American\Hispanic American
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1850
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Armchair
Joaquin Carrillo: Male
Joaquin Carrillo: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge
Joaquin Carrillo: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Rancher
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: Santa Barbara Historical Society
Website: www.santabarbaramuseum.com/
Object number:
X.2.78.51
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George Washington

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Artist:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
4.3cm x 3.5cm (1 11/16" x 1 3/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1776
Topic:
Miniature
Costume\Dress Accessory\Sash
George Washington: Male
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: Mount Vernon Ladies' Association
Object number:
W-460
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Herbert Clark Hoover

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Artist:
Joseph Cummings Chase, 5 May 1878 - 15 Jan 1965
Sitter:
Herbert Clark Hoover, 10 Aug 1874 - 20 Oct 1964
Medium:
Charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
53.4cm x 43.1cm (21" x 16 15/16"), Sight
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1925
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie
Herbert Clark Hoover: Male
Herbert Clark Hoover: Politics and Government\President of US
Herbert Clark Hoover: Science and Technology\Engineer
Herbert Clark Hoover: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of Commerce
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: Herbert Hoover Presidential Library And Museum
Website: www.hoover.archives.gov/
Object number:
71.6
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Ulysses Simpson Grant

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Artist:
William F. Cogswell, 1819 - 1903
Sitter:
Ulysses Simpson Grant, 27 Apr 1822 - 23 Jul 1885
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
74.2cm x 61.2cm (29 3/16" x 24 1/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1867
Topic:
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Male
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Military\Army\Officer\General
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Politics and Government\President of US
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Congressional Gold Medal
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: Chicago History Museum
Website: www.chicagohs.org/
Website: www.chicagohistory.org
Object number:
1960.499
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