Thomas Alston

Accession Number: 

1947.17.108

Provenance: 

Commissioned 1825 by the sitter's father, Colonel John Ashe Alston [1783-1831]. Sarah McPherson Alston Middleton [Mrs. John Izard Middleton, 1807-1878], Middleton, South Carolina, sister of the sitter; her son, John Izard Middleton [b. 1834], Baltimore, Maryland; his nephew, John Izard Middleton [b. 1867], New York; purchased 24 October 1922 by Thomas B. Clarke [1848-1931], New York; his estate; sold as part of the Clarke collection 29 January 1936, through (M. Knoedler & Co., New York), to The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh; gift 1947 to NGA.

Height (in centimeters): 

76.7

Width (in centimeters): 

63.7

Parts Description: 

overall: 76.7 x 63.7 cm (30 3/16 x 25 1/16 in.)
framed: 105.4 x 92.1 x 8.3 cm (41 1/2 x 36 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)

 

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Image Date: 

1826
 

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