Mrs. Hugh Lawson White (b. 1847)

Object Number: 
ca. 1830-35
Oil on canvas
Overall: 30 1/4 x 25 1/4 in. ( 76.8 x 64.1 cm )
Gallery Label: 
In November 1832, Mrs. Ann E. Peyton became the second wife of Judge Hugh Lawson White (1773-1840) of the Tennessee State Supreme Court and U.S. senator from 1825 to 1840. Before marrying Senator White she had lived in Washington, D.C., in which city Charles Bird King was one of the foremost portraitists.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. A. Cortlandt Van Rensselaer
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Creative: Tronvig Group