Charles Alexander Clinton (1798-1861)

Charles Alexander Clinton (1798-1861)
Title
Charles Alexander Clinton (1798-1861)
Date 
ca. 1840
Medium 
Oil on ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 3 5/8 in. ( 11.1 x 9.2 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of George Clinton Andrews
Object Number 
1970.68
Gallery Label 
The subject of this miniature was the second son of DeWitt Clinton and Maria (Franklin) Clinton. He served as private secretary to his father from about 1817 until the latter's death in 1828. Clinton remained as secretary to the governor pro tem for a short while, then relocated to New York City where he practiced law.
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Creative: Tronvig Group