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  • Title: Abraham Lincoln
  • Date Created: 1869
  • Provenance: Rejected submission in the 1869 competition for an official White House portrait; purchased by Robert Todd Lincoln, Chicago; Mrs. Robert Todd Lincoln, Manchester, Vermont, 1925; bequest to the White House with life interest to Mrs. Mary Lincoln Isham (daughter), Chicago, 1937.
  • Physical Dimensions: w1413.002 x h1873.25 mm (without frame)
  • Description: Signed and dated lower left: G.P.A. Healy/ 1869
  • Artist: George P.A. Healy
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Bequest of Mrs. Robert Todd Lincoln, 1939, White House Historical Association (White House Collection)
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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