Skip to main content

Henry Clay

Henry Clay
Artist
George Peter Alexander Healy, 15 Jul 1813 - 24 Jun 1894
Sitter
Henry Clay, 12 Apr 1777 - 29 Jun 1852
Date
c. 1845
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
76.2cm x 63.5cm (30" 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.65.44
Provenance
Henry T. Duncan [1800-1880]; his daughter Lilly Duncan; her niece Mrs. Von Engelken; Frederick Von Engelken; sold to (Macbeth Galleries), New York; purchased by (Knoedler and Co.), New York; purchased by The A. W. Mellon Charitable and Educational Trust, Pittsburgh, 1936; gift to NGA 1942; transferred 1965 to NPG.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery