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Henry Clay

Henry Clay
Artist
Unidentified Artist
Copy after
Edward Dalton Marchant, 1806 - 1887
Sitter
Henry Clay, 12 Apr 1777 - 29 Jun 1852
Date
c. 1838
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
76.8cm x 63.5cm (30 1/4" x 25"), Accurate
Topic
Henry Clay: Male
Henry Clay: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Henry Clay: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate
Henry Clay: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Speaker of the House
Henry Clay: Politics and Government\Cabinet member\Secretary of State
Henry Clay: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Kentucky
Henry Clay: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Kentucky
Henry Clay: Politics and Government\US Senator\Kentucky
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Gallery of Art; gift of the A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, 1942
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.65.43
Provenance
J.M. Cline, New Orleans; purchased 3 July 1923 by Thomas B. Clarke [1838-1931], New York; purchased 29 January 1936 by The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh; gift 1942 to National Gallery of Art; transferred 1965 to NPG.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery