Washington Irving (1783-1859)

Object Number: 
1946.138
Date: 
1836
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Canvas: 32 5/8 x 26 3/8 in. (82.9 x 67 cm)
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Geographical Society
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group