The Reverend Adiel Sherwood, Jr. (1791-1879)

Object Number: 
1942.198
Date: 
ca. 1835-1840
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 x 24 in. ( 71.1 x 61 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: on back: "Rev. A. Sherwood / J. P. Sherwood pinx."
Gallery Label: 
The subject, a native of Fort Edward, New York, was a descendant of Thomas Sherwood who had settled in Stratford, Conn., in 1645. He studied theology and then, for reasons of health, went to Georgia, where he became an itinerant Baptist minister. The artist, J. P. Sherwood (relationship to the subject is uncertain), was active in Charleston, South Carolina.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group