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Washington Hunt (1811-1867)

Washington Hunt (1811-1867)
Title
Washington Hunt (1811-1867)
Date 
ca. 1856
Medium 
Oil on linen
Dimensions 
frame: 26 7/8 x 21 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 68.3 x 55.2 x 3.2 cm )
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
1978.47
Gallery Label 
Washington Hunt received the Democratic nomination for the governorship of New York in 1850, and defeated his opponent, Horatio Seymour, by a narrow margin the following year. Seymour challenged Hunt again in 1852 and defeated him for reelection.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group