Augustus Schell (1812-1884)
Overall: 27 1/4 x 22 1/4 in. ( 69.2 x 56.5 cm )
Gift of Mrs. Anna Schell
signature and date: lower right: "E. Johnson 1885"
Schell, Francis, Memoir of the Hon. Augustus Schell, New York:Privately Printed, 1885, pp. 1-52.
Baur, John I.H., An American Genre Painter Eastman Johnson 1824-1906, New York: Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1940, pp. 5-27.
Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, Vol. 2, 1974, p. 694.
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