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John Caldwell Calhoun

John Caldwell Calhoun
Artist
Charles Bird King, 26 Sep 1785 - 18 Mar 1862
Sitter
John Caldwell Calhoun, 18 Mar 1782 - 31 Mar 1850
Date
c. 1822
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Stretcher: 77.5 × 64.5 cm (30 1/2 × 25 3/8")
Frame: 90.8 × 77.5 × 6.4 cm (35 3/4 × 30 1/2 × 2 1/2")
Sight: 73 × 61 cm (28 3/4 × 24")
Topic
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie
John Caldwell Calhoun: Male
John Caldwell Calhoun: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
John Caldwell Calhoun: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
John Caldwell Calhoun: Politics and Government\Cabinet member\Secretary of War
John Caldwell Calhoun: Education and Scholarship\Scholar\Philosopher
John Caldwell Calhoun: Politics and Government\Cabinet member\Secretary of State
John Caldwell Calhoun: Politics and Government\US Congressman\South Carolina
John Caldwell Calhoun: Politics and Government\US Senator\South Carolina
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.2019.7
Provenance
Hon. Virgil D. Maxcy; his daughter, Ann Sarah Hughes (Mrs. G. W. Hughes); Purchased by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1879; Gift to NPG, 2019.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery