Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
Title
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
Date 
n.d.
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 21 x 15 in. ( 53.3 x 38.1 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Faust Azzaretti
Object Number 
1944.92
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group