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William Sidney Mount (1807-1868)

Object Number: 
1901.8
Date: 
1851
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 25 1/4 x 20 in. ( 64.1 x 50.8 cm ) frame: 33 3/4 x 28 1/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 85.7 x 71.4 x 5.7 cm )
Gallery Label: 
Charles Loring Elliott exhibited a portrait of Mount at the National Academy of Design in 1850. Elliott's original portrait of Mount, on which Carpenter's work is based, is now in the Academy's collection.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group