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Master Cleeves

Artist:
William Matthew Prior, 16 May 1806 - 21 Jan 1873  Search this
Sitter:
Boy of Cleeves Family, c. 1848 - ?  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher (Accurate): 41.3 x 30.2cm (16 1/4 x 11 7/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1850
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Toy\Doll  Search this
Boy of Cleeves Family: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Object number:
1953.5.33 NGA
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1953.5.33_NGA

Miss Jones

Artist:
William Matthew Prior, 16 May 1806 - 21 Jan 1873  Search this
Sitter:
Miss Jones, 1845 - 1945?  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76.2cm x 63.5cm (30" x 25"), Estimate
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\Massachusetts\Suffolk\Boston
Date:
1846
Topic:
Miss Jones: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Peter Tillou Collection
Object number:
CT250013
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_CT250013

Abraham Lincoln

Artist:
William Matthew Prior, 16 May 1806 - 21 Jan 1873  Search this
Derived from:
Anthony Berger, active 1860s  Search this
Elijah C. Middleton, 2 Jul 1818 - 13 May 1883  Search this
Sitter:
Abraham Lincoln, 12 Feb 1809 - 15 Apr 1865  Search this
Medium:
Process Desc: Reverse painting on glass
Dimensions:
Sight: 59.7cm x 49.8cm (23 1/2" x 19 5/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\Massachusetts\Suffolk\Boston
Date:
c. 1865-1870
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Reverse painting  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
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: American Folk Art Museum
Object number:
1985.18.1
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm41db12331-e09d-41e5-b7f8-e9d307c202fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1985.18.1

Daniel Webster

Attribution:
William Matthew Prior, 16 May 1806 - 21 Jan 1873  Search this
Sitter:
Daniel Webster, 18 Jan 1782 - 24 Oct 1852  Search this
Medium:
Oil on glass (reverse)
Dimensions:
Glass: 60.2 × 50cm (23 11/16 × 19 11/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1847-1852
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Stock  Search this
Reverse painting  Search this
Daniel Webster: Male  Search this
Daniel Webster: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Daniel Webster: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Massachusetts  Search this
Daniel Webster: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
Daniel Webster: Politics and Government\US Senator\Massachusetts  Search this
Daniel Webster: Politics and Government\US Congressman\New Hampshire  Search this
Daniel Webster: Education\Orator  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: New Hampshire Historical Society
Object number:
1995.582.06
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4d6925e0c-8357-44cb-a258-e23e623323ac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1995.582.06

Portrait of a Gentleman

Artist:
William Matthew Prior, 16 May 1806 - 21 Jan 1873  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Man  Search this
Medium:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
Sight: 47.6 x 37.5cm (18 3/4 x 14 3/4")
Type:
Painting
Topic:
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Cahoon Museum of American Art
Object number:
MA900035
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4ce31164a-a202-40cd-b5eb-6f9e6af8056e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MA900035

Portrait of a Lady

Artist:
William Matthew Prior, 16 May 1806 - 21 Jan 1873  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Woman  Search this
Medium:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
Sight: 47.6 x 37.5cm (18 3/4 x 14 3/4")
Type:
Painting
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Shawl  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Pin  Search this
Unidentified Woman: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Cahoon Museum of American Art
Object number:
MA900036
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm407a5d5f5-580e-4c19-b769-4570cc9e23d8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MA900036

Double Portrait of Mary Cary and Susan Elizabeth Johnson

Artist:
William Matthew Prior, 16 May 1806 - 21 Jan 1873  Search this
Sitter:
Mary Cary Johnson, 1843 - ?  Search this
Susan Elizabeth Johnson, 1845 - ?  Search this
Medium:
Oil on board mounted on panel
Dimensions:
Image: 17 1/4 x 23 3/16 in. (43.8 x 58.9 cm)
Frame: 23 5/16 x 29 1/16 x 2 7/16 in. (59.2 x 73.8 x 6.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1848
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Chain  Search this
Printed Material\Book\Bible  Search this
Mary Cary Johnson: Female  Search this
Mary Cary Johnson: Education\Educator\Teacher  Search this
Susan Elizabeth Johnson: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Terra Foundation for American Art
Object number:
1992.122 Terra
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4ab4e2a96-aabc-4931-ad24-bf5ec538b72c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1992.122_Terra

Young Boy Holding a Bow and Arrow with a Drum on the Floor

Artist:
Sturtevant J. Hamblin, 1817 - 1884  Search this
William Matthew Prior, 16 May 1806 - 21 Jan 1873  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Boy  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Image: 41 5/16 x 34 3/4 in. (104.9 x 88.3 cm)
Frame: 49 9/16 x 42 15/16 x 4 3/4 in. (125.9 x 109.1 x 12.1 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
by 1856
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Footwear\Shoes  Search this
Toy  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Drum  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Bow  Search this
Weapon\Arrow  Search this
Unidentified Boy: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Terra Foundation for American Art
Object number:
1992.123 Terra
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4d88dd153-185d-4d05-bfd7-e87c8fae330b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1992.123_Terra

Baby in Blue

Alternate Title:
Unidentified Child
Artist:
William Matthew Prior, 16 May 1806 - 21 Jan 1873  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Child  Search this
Medium:
Oil on paper attached to panel
Dimensions:
Panel (estimate): 153.2 x 109.7cm (60 5/16 x 43 3/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1845
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Cat  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Interior\Interior with Exterior View  Search this
Exterior\Sky  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Toy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Object number:
1953.5.58 NGA
Restrictions & Rights:
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm47ef17ea9-22e3-40ae-a473-cbb5f2a2966b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1953.5.58_NGA

Boy with Toy Horse and Wagon

Alternate Title:
Unidentified Boy
Artist:
William Matthew Prior, 16 May 1806 - 21 Jan 1873  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Boy  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher (estimate): 77 x 63.7cm (30 5/16 x 25 1/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1845
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Toy\Horse  Search this
Toy\Whip  Search this
Toy\Wagon  Search this
Unidentified Boy: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Object number:
1953.5.67 NGA
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b870187e-c033-42e7-a0cd-f0b2c1815f32
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1953.5.67_NGA

Younger Generation

Alternate Title:
Unidentified Girls and Boy
Attribution:
Sturtevant J. Hamblin, 1817 - 1884  Search this
Former attribution:
William Matthew Prior, 16 May 1806 - 21 Jan 1873  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Girl  Search this
Unidentified Girl  Search this
Unidentified Boy  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher (estimate): 55.6 x 68.3cm (21 7/8 x 26 7/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1850
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Scarf  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Ribbon  Search this
Tool\Knife  Search this
Unidentified Boy: Male  Search this
Unidentified Girl: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Object number:
1966.13.5 NGA
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b1b4e50b-019e-47ea-98bc-49b59730389f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1966.13.5_NGA

Little Girl Holding Apple

Alternate Title:
Unidentified Girl
Attribution:
Sturtevant J. Hamblin, 1817 - 1884  Search this
Former attribution:
William Matthew Prior, 16 May 1806 - 21 Jan 1873  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Girl  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher (estimate): 57.2 x 46.7cm (22 1/2 x 18 3/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1840
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Plant\Flower\Flowers  Search this
Interior\Interior with Exterior View  Search this
Exterior\Sky  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Architecture\Window  Search this
Nature & Environment\Fruit\Apple  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Ribbon  Search this
Unidentified Girl: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Object number:
1978.80.10 NGA
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40581b0f4-269c-4307-9255-8b97243305eb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1978.80.10_NGA

Child with Straw Hat

Alternate Title:
Unidentified Boy
Artist:
William Matthew Prior, 16 May 1806 - 21 Jan 1873  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Boy  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher (estimate): 76.5 x 60.5cm (30 1/8 x 23 13/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1846-1873
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Exterior\Landscape  Search this
Interior\Interior with Exterior View  Search this
Exterior\Sky  Search this
Equipment\Walking stick\Cane  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Toy  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Ribbon  Search this
Unidentified Boy: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Object number:
1978.80.9 NGA
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm483b2ccdd-cedd-4fcb-bba9-ddbe342c6a25
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1978.80.9_NGA

Burnish Sisters

Alternate Title:
Fanny P. Burnish; Levenia R. Burnish
Artist:
William Matthew Prior, 16 May 1806 - 21 Jan 1873  Search this
Sitter:
Fanny P. Burnish, c. 1848 - ?  Search this
Levenia R. Burnish, 1851 - ?  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Painting
Date:
1854
Topic:
Fanny P. Burnish: Female  Search this
Levenia R. Burnish: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Object number:
1980.61.18 NGA
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40d5a77d0-2f25-47f8-990a-c3f18bbfc43c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1980.61.18_NGA

Infant with Rattle

Artist:
William Matthew Prior, 16 May 1806 - 21 Jan 1873  Search this
Former attribution:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Infant  Search this
Medium:
Tempera on board
Dimensions:
Sheet: 35.6 x 30.3 cm (14 x 11 15/16 in.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
n.d.a.
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Toy\Rattle  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Object number:
60.1077 MFAB
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm404509481-2087-43e4-9908-86dc27ae5783
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_60.1077_MFAB

Little Miss Fairfield

Artist:
William Matthew Prior, 16 May 1806 - 21 Jan 1873  Search this
Sitter:
Miss Fairfield, born c. 1845  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher (accurate): 61 x 50.8cm (24 x 20")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1850
Topic:
Interior\Interior with Exterior View  Search this
Exterior\Sky  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Costume\Footwear\Shoes  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Foliage  Search this
Toy  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Rabbit  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace\Coral  Search this
Miss Fairfield: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Object number:
1971.83.9 NGA
Restrictions & Rights:
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4467c9e9d-c857-46e0-bea5-121cc2b0ad08
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1971.83.9_NGA

Portrait of a Man

Attribution:
William Matthew Prior, 16 May 1806 - 21 Jan 1873  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Man  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
148.3 x 175.8cm (58 3/8 x 69 3/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
19th Century
Topic:
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Robert Hull Fleming Museum of the University of Vermont
Object number:
1958.9 RHFM
Restrictions & Rights:
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm44994949a-fc46-4e2b-be9c-8b0516a61b35
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1958.9_RHFM

George Washington

Artist:
William Matthew Prior, 16 May 1806 - 21 Jan 1873  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Oil on glass reverse
Dimensions:
Glass (Estimate): 55.9 x 45.4cm (22 x 17 7/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1865
Topic:
Reverse painting  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Object number:
1980.263 MFAB
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm42763843a-9ab0-449b-9bde-e5289a15c5d8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1980.263_MFAB

Portrait of the Sweetser Children

Artist:
William Matthew Prior, 16 May 1806 - 21 Jan 1873  Search this
Sitter:
Mary Ellen Sweetser, c. 1846 - ?  Search this
Frederick Sweetser, c. 1852 - ?  Search this
Harriet Sweetser, c. 1849 - ?  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
68.6 x 94cm (27 x 37")
Type:
Painting
Date:
Jun 1853
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Plant\Flower\Flowers  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Costume\Footwear\Shoes  Search this
Toy\Rattle  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace\Coral  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Leaves  Search this
Costume\Footwear\Booties  Search this
Mary Ellen Sweetser: Female  Search this
Frederick Sweetser: Male  Search this
Harriet Sweetser: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Olde Hope Antiques
Object number:
DLR00363
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b9bc7d4f-1ba4-4358-b7d7-d106baf5545f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_DLR00363

George Washington

Artist:
William Matthew Prior, 16 May 1806 - 21 Jan 1873  Search this
Copy after:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Oil on glass
Dimensions:
52.7 x 41.9cm (20 3/4 x 16 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1850 - 1860
Topic:
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: New-York Historical Society
Object number:
1966.57 NYHS
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm474da9136-bee4-454b-9f58-0e78529de133
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1966.57_NYHS

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