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Ulysses Simpson Grant (1822-1885)

    Ulysses Simpson Grant (1822-1885)
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  • Bibliography: 
    Rasmussen, William M. S. and Robert S. Tilton. "Lee and Grant." Richmond: Virginia Historical Society, 2007. Holzer, Harold and The New-York Historical Society. "The Civil War in 50 Objects." New York: Viking, 2013.
    Oil on canvas
    Overall: 50 1/8 x 36 in. ( 127.3 x 91.4 cm ) frame: 57 x 44 x 3 1/2 in. (144.8 x 111.8 x 8.9 cm)
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    Purchase, The Beekman Fund
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    Lambdin, one of the leading portrait painters in Philadelphia from 1840 to 1870, painted the portraits of Generals Burnside, Rosecrans, Buell, Meade, and Reynolds during the years of the Civil War; in 1868, the year Grant was elected president, he painted this portrait from life.
    Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
    Creative: Tronvig Group