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Reverend Charles Seabury (1779-1844) Sleeping

Reverend Charles Seabury (1779-1844) Sleeping
Title
Reverend Charles Seabury (1779-1844) Sleeping
Date 
c. 1825-30
Medium 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 x 8 1/2 in. ( 12.7 x 21.6 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of Andrew Oliver
Object Number 
1963.21
Inscriptions 
Inscribed vertically along top edge in graphite with facial proportion scale, annotated from top: "Top of the head; wart; eye; nose; Mouth; Chin"
Gallery Label 
The subject, the youngest son of Samuel Seabury (1729-96), the first bishop of the Episcopal Church in America, and Mary (Hicks) Seabury, was born in West Chester, New York. He was ordained a deacon by his father in 1793 and a priest in 1799. He was rector of St. James's Church in New London until 1814, and of Caroline Church in Setauket, Long Island, from 1814 until his death. The subject's second son, Charles Saltonstall Seabury, was married to the artist's sister, Ruth Hawkins Mount.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group