Overall: 50 1/8 x 36 in. ( 127.3 x 91.4 cm )
frame: 57 x 44 x 3 1/2 in. (144.8 x 111.8 x 8.9 cm)
Purchase, The Beekman Fund
signature and date: lower right: "J. R. Lambdin / 1868 / Phila."
Lambdin, one of the leading portrait painters in Philadelphia from 1840 to 1870, painted the portraits of Generals Burnside, Rosecrans, Buell, Meade, and Reynolds during the years of the Civil War; in 1868, the year Grant was elected president, he painted this portrait from life.
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