Skip to main content

Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison
Artist
William Thomas Mathews, 7 May 1821 - 11 Jan 1905
Sitter
Benjamin Harrison, 20 Aug 1833 - 13 Mar 1901
Date
1899
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Stretcher: 76.2 × 63.5 cm (30 × 25")
Frame: 99.5 × 86.8 × 9.5 cm (39 3/16 × 34 3/16 × 3 3/4")
Sight: 74.3 × 61.9 cm (29 1/4 × 24 3/8")
Topic
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard
Benjamin Harrison: Male
Benjamin Harrison: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Benjamin Harrison: Politics and Government\President of US
Benjamin Harrison: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Brigadier General
Benjamin Harrison: Politics and Government\US Senator\Ohio
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.2019.35
Provenance
Purchased by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1899; gift 2019 to NPG
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery