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Jacob Jennings Brown

Artist
John Wesley Jarvis, 1780 - 14 Jan 1840
Sitter
Jacob Jennings Brown, 9 May 1775 - 24 Feb 1828
Date
c. 1815
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Stretcher: 108 × 88.9 cm (42 1/2 × 35")
Frame: 127.6 × 107 × 13.3 cm (50 1/4 × 42 1/8 × 5 1/4")
Sight: 108 × 82.6 cm (42 1/2 × 32 1/2")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund and through the gift of Orme Wilson) The Corcoran Gallery of Art, one of the country’s first private museums, was established in 1869 to promote art and American genius. In 2014 the Works from the Corcoran Collection were distributed to institutions in Washington, D.C.
Object number
NPG.2019.27
Provenance
Family of Jacob Jennings Brown; Mrs. T. Bache Bleecker, great-great granddaughter of Jacob Jennings Brown; (M. Knoedler & Co.), New York, NY; Purchased by the Corcoran Gallery of Art and gift from the Honorable Orme Wilson, 1958; Gift to NPG, 2019.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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