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John Tyler

John Tyler
Artist
George Peter Alexander Healy, 15 Jul 1813 - 24 Jun 1894
Sitter
John Tyler, 29 Mar 1790 - 18 Jan 1862
Date
1842
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Stretcher: 76.5 × 63.8 × 2.7 cm (30 1/8 × 25 1/8 × 1 1/16")
Frame: 100.6 × 87.5 × 9 cm (39 5/8 × 34 7/16 × 3 9/16")
Sight: 74.8 × 62.1 cm (29 7/16 × 24 7/16")
Topic
Interior
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie
Costume\Jewelry\Pin
Costume\Outerwear\Coat\Jacket
John Tyler: Male
John Tyler: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
John Tyler: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
John Tyler: Politics and Government\President of US
John Tyler: Education\Administrator\University administrator\Chancellor
John Tyler: Politics and Government\US Senator\Virginia
John Tyler: Politics and Government\State Legislator\West Virginia
John Tyler: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Virginia
John Tyler: Politics and Government\Governor\Virginia
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund) The Corcoran Gallery of Art, one of the country’s first private museums, was established in 1869 to promote art and American genius. In 2014 the Works from the Corcoran Collection were distributed to institutions in Washington, D.C.
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.2019.13
Provenance
Thomas B. Bryan, Chicago [1861-1876]; Purchased by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1879; Gift to NPG, 2019.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery