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Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren
Artist
George Peter Alexander Healy, 15 Jul 1813 - 24 Jun 1894
Sitter
Martin Van Buren, 5 Dec 1782 - 24 Jul 1862
Date
April 15, 1857
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Sight: 74.6 × 61.6 cm (29 3/8 × 24 1/4")
Stretcher: 76.2 × 63.5 cm (30 × 25")
Frame: 99.7 × 87.3 × 9.5 cm (39 1/4 × 34 3/8 × 3 3/4")
Topic
Interior
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Muttonchops
Costume\Outerwear\Coat\Jacket
Martin Van Buren: Male
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\US Senator\New York
Martin Van Buren: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\Governor\New York
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\President of US
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\Cabinet member\Secretary of State
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\State Senator\New York
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\State Attorney General\New York
Portrait
Place
United States\Pennsylvania\Philadelphia\Philadelphia
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.2019.16
Provenance
Thomas B. Bryan, Chicago [1861-1876]; Purchased by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1879; Gift to NPG, 2019.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery