James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851)

Object Number: 
After 1845
Oil on canvas
Overall: 30 x 24 3/4 in. ( 76.2 x 62.9 cm )
Gallery Label: 
This portrait was copied from the original which Charles Loring Elliott painted ca. 1845. Twitchell, who spent most of his career as a portrait painter in Albany, had studied with Elliott, who had also begun his career in Albany--then the social, economic, and governmental hub located about 55 miles from the subject's family estate at Cooperstown.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group