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John Caldwell Calhoun

John Caldwell Calhoun
Artist
William James Hubard, 1807 - 1862
Sitter
John Caldwell Calhoun, 18 Mar 1782 - 31 Mar 1850
Date
c. 1832
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions
Panel: 49.5 × 37.1 cm (19 1/2 × 14 5/8")
Frame: 68.7 × 57.8 × 76.2 cm (27 1/16 × 22 3/4 × 30")
Sight: 50.1 × 35.6 cm (19 3/4 × 14")
Topic
Interior
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Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund) 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.
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.2019.34
Provenance
Thomas S. Dabney [1798-1885], Gloucester County, Virginia, ca. 1832-1885; his daughter, Sophia Thurmond (née Dabney), 1885-1889; Purchased by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1889; Gift to NPG, 2019.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery