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John Brown (1800-1859)

Object Number: 
1916.2
Date: 
ca. 1855-1860
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 1/4 x 30 1/4 in. ( 92.1 x 76.8 cm )
Gallery Label: 
This portrait was painted from a photograph, possibly around the time of Brown's trial and execution when interest in him ran high among abolitionists.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Richard March Hoe
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group