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Title M. S. Thompson
Artist Sully, Thomas
Date 1811
Medium watercolor
Support paper
Dimensions 3 1/8 x 2 3/8 inches
Signature TS
Signature Location bottom right
Inscription M. S. Thompson, Islip, NY 1811
Inscription Location verso
Credit line Gift of Mrs. Victor Morawetz
Accession Number 1938.046.0002
Collection Miniature
Description The portrait of Thompson should be considered a quick sketch, probably done by Sully as a personal tribute to the sitter. It has the quick, spontaneous brushwork which is one of the hallmarks of Sully's style. The intertwined monogram is also typical.

Notes:
This text is adapted from Martha Severens "The Miniature Portrait Collection of the Carolina Art Association" published by the Carolina Art Association, 1984
Subjects Thompson
Figures
Portraits
man