Thomas Sully (American, 1783-1872)
Portrait of Henry McIlvaine
Monogrammed and dated "TS 1836" l.l., inscribed on the reverse, a partial period
label from Mrs. Montgomery Hare, New York, discusses the McIlvaine family.
Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, varnish inconsistencies, surface grime.
N.B. Biddle and Fielding references a bust length portrait of Henry McIlvaine, begun on April 22nd 1836 and completed on May 5th, 1836. Biddle, Edward and Mantle Fielding The Life and Works of Thomas Sully 1783-1872 (Philadelphia: Wickersham Press, 1921), catalog no. 1154.
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