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Washington Irving (1783-1859)

Washington Irving (1783-1859)
Title
Washington Irving (1783-1859)
Date 
1836
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Canvas: 32 5/8 x 26 3/8 in. (82.9 x 67 cm)
Credit Line 
Gift of the American Geographical Society
Object Number 
1946.138
Marks 
signature and date: on back of canvas: "J. H. Shegogue / pinx 1836"
Gallery Label 
Of the four portraits of Irving owned by the Society, this is the only one painted from life.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group