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Benjamin Rush, M.D.

Benjamin Rush, M.D.
Artist
Richard W. Dodson, 5 Feb 1812 - 23 Jul 1867
Copy after
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872
Sitter
Benjamin Rush, 4 Jan 1746 - 19 April 1813
Date
1836
Type
Print
Medium
Engraving on paper
Dimensions
Image (overall): 12.2 × 9.5 cm (4 13/16 × 3 3/4")
Sheet (overall): 26.4 × 17.6 cm (10 3/8 × 6 15/16")
Topic
Interior
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair
Printed Material\Book
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pen\Quill
Home Furnishings\Curtain
Costume\Outerwear\Coat\Jacket
Benjamin Rush: Male
Benjamin Rush: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman
Benjamin Rush: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration
Benjamin Rush: Health and Medicine\Physician
Benjamin Rush: Society and Social Change\Reformer
Benjamin Rush: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\College
Benjamin Rush: Literature\Writer\Medical
Benjamin Rush: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Humanitarian
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art 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.2019.79
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery