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Title Mrs. Robert Gilmor, Jr. (Sarah Reeve Ladson)
Artist Sully, Thomas
Date 1823
Medium oil
Support canvas
Dimensions 36 1/8 x 28 1/4 inches

ORNATE FRAME
Signature TS 1823
Signature Location bottom left
Credit line Bequest of Mrs. Leila Ladson Jones
Accession Number 1942.010.0003
Collection Painting
Sitter's dates ca. 1790-1866
Description In 1807, the Baltimore art collector Robert Gilmor, Jr. married into a prominent Charleston family. Sarah Reeve Ladson was the daughter of Major James and Judith Smith Ladson. She was considered one of the most beautiful and fashionable women of her time. She was the subject of several portraits and sculptures including a major work by Horatio Greenough also in the collection at the Gibbes.
Subjects Gilmor
Figures
Hats
Clothing & dress
Turbans
Portraits
woman