Thomas Sully (1793-1872)
Washington Family
oil on board
14 x 11 in. (35.5 x 27.9 cm.)
Harry Glass, Old Westbury, New York.
Estate of the above.
Sotheby's, New York, 2 December 1993, lot 7.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
C. Forbes, "The Forbes Magazine Collection," American Art Review, June 1999, pp. 128-141
New York, The Forbes Magazine Galleries, 200 Years of American Art from the Forbes Magazine Collection, May-September 1999, no. 7

Lot Essay

The present work is a study for the finished oil Washington Family, 1850, in the collection of Morristown National Historical Park, Morristown, New Jersey.

A portrait of a child is painted on the reverse of the board.

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