Edwin McMasters Stanton (?)

Object Number: 
1950.218
Date: 
1860-1870
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 x 20 in. ( 61 x 50.8 cm )
Marks: 
signature: at left center: "BFR"
Gallery Label: 
When this portrait was presented to the Society the subject was reported to be Edwin M. Stanton (1814-1869), a prominent lawyer and statesman during the Civil War era. However, the appearance of the subject in this portrait differs significantly from other known likenesses of Stanton.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William F. Laporte
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group