American School 19th century
Portrait of Civil War General James Shields (1806-1879)
Oil on canvas, framed.
36 in. x 29 in. (sight)
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.
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)