Benjamin Nicholson (1747-1792)

Title:
Benjamin Nicholson (1747-1792)
Date: 
1772
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29 5/8 x 24 3/4 in. ( 75.2 x 62.9 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Object Number: 
1957.98
Gallery Label: 
The subject, a native of Kent County, Maryland, served as a lieutenant colonel in the Continental Army. He had studied law and become a member of the Baltimore bar prior to the Revolution, and in 1791 was appointed chief justice of Baltimore.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group