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Object ID N2000.040.023
Object Name Portrait
Title James Bayard, Sr.
Collection Works of Art
Credit line DHS Collection
Date circa 1920
Artist Clawson S. Hammitt
Description Framed, oil on canvas portrait of James A. Bayard, Sr. (1767-1815) by Clawson S. Hammitt (1857-1927), after an original by Adolph Ulrich Wertmuller (1751-1811; later of Claymont, DE). The bust portrait depicts an older man with an oval-shaped, rather ruddy face and short gray hair and sideburns. The sitter is presented against a dark background and wears a black suit and white shirt and cravat. The subject was a lawyer and politician from Wilmington, DE and served as U.S. Representative (1797-1803) and U.S. Senator from Delaware (1805; 1810-13).
Dimensions H-36.25 W-31.25 D-2 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Subjects Paintings
Portrait paintings
People Hammitt, Clawson S.
Bayard, Sr., James A.
Search Terms Clawson S. Hammitt
Clawson Hammitt
James A. Bayard, Sr.
James Bayard, Sr.
Portrait Paintings
Adolph Ulrich Wertmuller
State Representatives
Place of Origin Wilmington, DE
Medium Oil on canvas