Washington Irving (1783-1859)
Oil on canvas
Canvas: 32 5/8 x 26 3/8 in. (82.9 x 67 cm)
signature and date: on back of canvas: "J. H. Shegogue / pinx 1836"
Of the four portraits of Irving owned by the Society, this is the only one painted from life.
Gift of the American Geographical Society
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