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Joseph Henry

Artist
Christian Schussele, 16 Apr 1824 - 1879
Sitter
Joseph Henry, 17 Dec 1797 - 13 May 1878
Date
c. 1850
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Sight: 38.1cm x 34.2cm (15" x 13 7/16"), Accurate
Credit Line
Owner: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Object number
1903.1 NMAA
Data Source
Catalog of American Portraits
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Catalog of American Portraits