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Robert Fulton (1765-1815)

Robert Fulton (1765-1815)
Title
Robert Fulton (1765-1815)
Date 
1798
Medium 
Probably Conté crayon, black chalk?, and graphite with touches of white gouache on lightly oiled paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 8 3/16 in. (26.7 x 20.8 cm)
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Bequest of Randall J. LeBoeuf, Jr.
Object Number 
1976.56
Inscriptions 
Signed at lower right outside image in graphite: "Vanderlyn.--"; inscribed at lower center outside image: "Fulton"
Gallery Label 
The Barlow Family; sold by Samuel Latham Barlow to Dr. Maury A. Bromsen; sold by him to Randall J. Le Boeuf, Jr., 1960
Provenance 
The Barlow family; Judge Peter T. Barlow, New York City; sold by Samuel Latham Barlow, New York City, to Dr. Maury A. Bromsen; sold to Randall J. LeBoeuf, Jr., Old Westbury, New York, 1960
Bibliography 
Denker, Ellen Paul. "Collector' legacies." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 176-180.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group