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Thomas Sully (1783-1872), American painter

Artist associated with 6 portraits
Thomas Sully was born in Lincolnshire and with his family emigrated to America when he was nine years old. He studied painting under Gilbert Stuart in Boston before establishing himself as a portrait painter in Philadelphia. Sully's sitters included Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, and in 1837 he travelled to London to paint Queen Victoria.

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1351

Mary Ann Paton (Mrs Wood)

by Thomas Sully
oil on millboard, 1836
On display in the Ladies Drawing Room at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG 1351

1891a

Queen Victoria

reduced copy by W. Warman, after Thomas Sully
watercolour, (1838)
NPG 1891a

D33615

Queen Victoria

probably by J.A. Leuchtlein, after Thomas Sully, after Charles Edward Wagstaff
coloured lithograph, (1838)
NPG D33615

D35044

Queen Victoria

by Charles Edward Wagstaff, published by Hodgson & Graves, after Thomas Sully
mezzotint, published 10 April 1839
NPG D35044

D9186

Queen Victoria

by Charles Edward Wagstaff, published by Hodgson & Graves, after Thomas Sully
mezzotint, published 21 November 1840
NPG D9186

D33577

Queen Victoria

by Charles Edward Wagstaff, published by Hodgson & Graves, after Thomas Sully
mezzotint, published 21 November 1840
NPG D33577