American School 19th century

Portrait of Civil War General James Shields (1806-1879)

Oil on canvas, framed.

36 in. x 29 in. (sight)



PROVENANCE:

Sold on behalf of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) to benefit future acquisitions.
Gift of Mrs. John Frederick Lewis (The John Frederick Lewis Memorial Collection), 1933.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

The Union General is the only person to be elected to the United States Senate from three states: Illinois, Minnesota and Missouri.

Sold for $1,875 (buyer's premium included)