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James Johnson

James Johnson
Attribution
Matthew Harris Jouett, 1788 - 1827
Sitter
James Johnson, 1 Jan 1774 - 13 Aug 1826
Formerly identified as
Richard Mentor Johnson, 17 Oct 1781 - 18 Nov 1850
Date
c. 1818
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Stretcher: 61.6 x 56.5 x 3.8cm (24 1/4 x 22 1/4 x 1 1/2")
Frame: 83.8 x 78.7 x 8.9cm (33 x 31 x 3 1/2")
Topic
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair
Home Furnishings\Drape
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie
Richard Mentor Johnson: Male
Richard Mentor Johnson: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Richard Mentor Johnson: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
Richard Mentor Johnson: Military\Army\Officer\War of 1812
Richard Mentor Johnson: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Kentucky
Richard Mentor Johnson: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Kentucky
Richard Mentor Johnson: Politics and Government\US Senator\Kentucky
James Johnson: Male
James Johnson: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Entrepreneur
James Johnson: Politics and Government\State Senator\Kentucky
James Johnson: Military\Army\Officer\Lieutenant Colonel
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mrs. Henry Lyne, Jr.
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.83.11
Provenance
James Worden Pope [1846-1919], b. Louisville; his daughter Eleanor Pope [Mrs. Henry Lyne], Denver; her son Henry Lyne, Jr.; his wife Priscilla Ridgely Lyne [Mrs. Henry Lyne, Jr.], Salisbury, Md., [as Richard Mentor Johnson by Neagle]; gift 1983 to NPG
Other genealogy in letter from donor to Robert G. Stewart, Feb. 8, 1983.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery