National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #763
Subject/Title:
Lawrence, Benjamin Rush
Artist:Earl, Ralph E. W.
Date Created:ca. 1834
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:12 x 10
Image Dimensions:10 x 8
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:12/6/2005
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval of a young man in dark formal attire. An irregular rectangle of white is his shirt. His left hand is visible in the bottom left center of the frame, and he is seated in a black chair.
History of Work:Work was done near the subject's death, but according to calculations, not posthumously.
Notes:The subject lived from 1817-1836. He was the son of Dr. William Pitt Lawrence.

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