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Portrait of Salmon Portland Chase

1862
Henry Bryan Hall, Sr. (American (born in England), 1808–1884)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 317

Dimensions

Sheet: 13 x 11 cm (5 1/8 x 4 5/16 in.) Cut to octagonal

Accession Number

62.86

Medium or Technique

Graphite and wash on board

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Secretary of the Treasury and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court under Lincoln. Bust to left; partially bald. Abraham Lincoln said, “Chase is about one and a half times bigger than any man that I ever knew.

Inscription

Inscribed at bottom in graphite: H. B. Hall / 1862

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA February 14, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875