Unidentified man

Object Number: 
1950.145
Date: 
ca. 1820
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 50 1/4 x 40 in. ( 127.6 x 101.6 cm )
Marks: 
label: on back of frame: "Gov. George Clinton by Ezra Ames / Property of John Quincy Adams / Ambassador to Court of St. James"
Gallery Label: 
It is possible that this portrait was painted by an English rather than an American artist. The subject is not Governor Clinton, as the old label states, nor is the portrait the work of Ezra Ames. It is not known whether or not it once belonged to John Quincy Adams.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Heirs of Walter Jennings
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group