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Record: Portrait of Samuel Chilton

Samuel  Chilton
 
               
Portrait of Samuel Chilton by George Caleb Bingham, CRS # 7

Copyright 2008, George Caleb Bingham Catalogue Raisonne Supplement
Fred R. Kline, M.A., Editor, Independent Art Historian
Kline Art Research Associates
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Artist:
  GEORGE CALEB BINGHAM, American, 1811-1879 
   
Title:
  PORTRAIT OF SAMUEL CHILTON
 

Born Sept. 7, 1808, Warrenton, Virginia. Died Jan. 7, 1867, Warrenton, Virginia

Lawyer; practiced in Boonville, Missouri and Warrenton, Virginia. Said to have been appointed attorney for Abolitionist John Brown.

Son of Stephen and Susan Turner Chilton who moved with their family from Virginia to Franklin, Missouri circa 1830-35. Brother of Charles Chilton. Married Isabella Brook and had six children; four died very young. Two surviving children: James Voss Chilton, and Jane Brook Chilton Hurtthall. James (1841-1905), Editor of Warenton, VA newspaper The Solid South.

 

     
Medium:
  Oil on canvas 
   
       Size:
  27 x 21.5 inches
   
 

 

   
Date:




 

Painted circa 1837-39 in Boonville, Missouri  

     
Collections:

 

By descent in the family of Samuel Chilton

Private Collection, Missouri

     
Exhibitions:

  First exhibition:  The George Caleb Bingham Catalogue Raisonne Supplement of Paintings and Drawings. Fred R. Kline, Editor. George Caleb Bingham, Portrait of Samuel Chilton . Exhibited online at www.GeorgeCalebBingham.org.  Ongoing from April 14, 2008, Santa Fe, NM
 Publications  

 

First publication: The George Caleb Bingham Catalogue Raisonne Supplement of Paintings and Drawings.  Fred R. Kline, Editor.  Record: Portrait of Samuel Chilton. Illustration # 7. Published online at www.GeorgeCalebBingham.org.  Ongoing from April 14, 2008, Santa Fe, NM.

Note: E. Maurice Bloch was unaware of this painting and did not mention it or include it in his 1986 Catalogue Raisonne, The Paintings of George Caleb Bingham.

  

 

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