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Portrait of Alfred Langdon Elwyn, Sr. (1804-1884). Half length portrait of a dark haired young man wearing a high collared black jacket and white shirt. Sitter is looking to his right. Gilt frame with rope edge.
oil painting (technique)
oil paint (paint)
Centennial Acquisitions Exhibiton, October 22nd-23rd, 30th-31st, 2010:
Alfred Langdon-Elwyn was the grandson of John Langdon who built the Langdon House. Trained as a physician in Philadelphia, he published "a handsome volume" of letters from Washington, Adams, and Jefferson to his grandfather. The artist, Robert Sully, was the nephew of artist Thomas Sully.
KF 2969 (Handwritten in pink chalk)
Sully, Robert Matthew, 1803-1855 (Artist)
25 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 2 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Bequest of Frances S. Warrick