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John C. Calhoun

John C. Calhoun
Attribution
Charles Bird King, 26 Sep 1785 - 18 Mar 1862
Sitter
John Caldwell Calhoun, 18 Mar 1782 - 31 Mar 1850
Date
c. 1823
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Stretcher: 76.8 × 64.1 × 2.2 cm (30 1/4 × 25 1/4 × 7/8")
Frame (Verified): 92.7 x 81.3 x 8.3 cm (36 1/2 x 32 x 3 1/4")
Topic
Interior
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair
Costume\Dress Accessory\Button\Brass
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; transfer from the National Gallery of Art; gift of the A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, 1942
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.65.58
Provenance
(Augustus F. De Forest, New York);(Keeler Galleries, New York, 4 May 1922); (Kraushaar Gallery, New York); (M. Knoedler & Co., New York); purchased 1936 by The A. W.Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust; gift 1942 to NGA; transferred 1965 to NPG.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery