Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Object Number: 
1944.92
Date: 
n.d.
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 x 15 in. ( 53.3 x 38.1 cm )
Marks: 
signed: lower left: "Ralcy Husted Bell"
Gallery Label: 
This portrait was painted from a photograph and shows the beardless Lincoln when he was a lawyer and rising young political figure in Illinois; the photograph was taken on June 3, 1860, in Springfield by Alexander Hesler, who made several photos of Lincoln at that time.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Faust Azzaretti
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group