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 Thomas Sully

Thomas Sully

Birth
Horncastle, East Lindsey District, Lincolnshire, England
Death 5 Nov 1872 (aged 89)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section A, Lot 41
Memorial ID 1004 · View Source
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Artist. Produced around 260 works, and established a reputation as a leading portrait painter. Some of his most famous portraits include Queen Victoria(1838), Washington Irving, Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson. He also painted historical scenes, most notably "Washington Crossing the Delaware" (which now hangs in the Boston Museum of Art) and "The Capture of Major Andre". His son was Civil War Union Brigadier General Alfred Sully. Father and son are buried in the same plot.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1004
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Sully (8 Jun 1783–5 Nov 1872), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1004, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .