James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851)

James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851)
Title
James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851)
Date 
After 1845
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 30 x 24 3/4 in. ( 76.2 x 62.9 cm )
Credit Line 
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
Object Number 
1933.1
Gallery Label 
This portrait was copied from the original which Charles Loring Elliott painted ca. 1845. Twitchell, who spent most of his career as a portrait painter in Albany, had studied with Elliott, who had also begun his career in Albany--then the social, economic, and governmental hub located about 55 miles from the subject's family estate at Cooperstown.
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Creative: Tronvig Group