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Object Details

Maker
Caroline L. Ormes Ransom (American, 1838-1910), after Charles Willson Peale (American, 1741-1827)
Date
ca. 1881
Geography
Unknown
Culture
North American
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
Overall: 33 1/2 in x 28 in; 85.09 cm x 71.12 cm
Provenance
This portrait of Thomas Jefferson is a copy of one which was painted from life in 1805 by Rembrandt Peale (1778-1860) and which is now owned by the New York Historical Society. The copy was purchased by the Department of State from Miss Ransom on July 15, 1881.
Inscriptions
Signed "C.L. Ransom. after Wilson [sic] Peale."
Credit Line
The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.
Collection
The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.
Accession Number
RR-1981.0078