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Portrait of Colonel William Taylor

Ralph Earl (American, 1751–1801). Portrait of Colonel William Taylor, 1790. Oil on canvas, 48 3/4 x 38 inches (123.8 x 96.5 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Charles Clifton Fund, 1935; (1935:14.1).

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Ralph Earl

American, 1751-1801

Portrait of Colonel William Taylor, 1790

oil on canvas

support: 48 3/4 x 38 inches (123.83 x 96.52 cm); framed: 51 3/4 x 41 x 2 inches (131.445 x 104.14 x 5.08 cm)

Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

Charles Clifton Fund, 1935

1935:14.1

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Inscriptions

signature, dated / lower left / R. Earl Pinxt / 1790

Provenance

Taylor family, vicinity of New Haven, Connecticut;
sold to Knoedler & Co., New York, by the great-granddaughter of Col. Taylor (the sitter), about 1931-32;
sold to the Albright Art Gallery, November 16, 1935

Class

Paintings (visual works)

Work Type

Oil painting (visual work)

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