Thomas Sully

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Thomas Sully United States painter (born in England) of portraits and historical scenes (1783-1872)
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Usage

In literature:

Sully, Thomas, 263, 264.
"A Text-Book of the History of Painting" by John C. Van Dyke
On August 8, 1864, General Sully was sick and turned the entire command over to Colonel Thomas.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
After Gilbert Stuart, Thomas Sully was by far the greatest of the men who studied in West's studio.
"American Men of Mind" by Burton E. Stevenson
Mr. Robert Sully, nephew of the distinguished artist, Thomas Sully, and himself an artist, was through life one of Poe's firmest friends.
"The Home Life of Poe" by Susan Archer Weiss
The artist referred to was either Thomas Sully, or Henry Inman, who had studied under Sully.
"The Life of John Marshall Volume 4 of 4" by Albert J. Beveridge
Sully had great refinement of feeling, and reminds us sometimes of Sir Thomas Lawrence.
"Art in America" by Samuel Greene Wheeler (S.G.W.) Benjamin
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In news:

Engraving of Andrew Jackson from a painting by Thomas Sully (James Longacre / National Museum Of American Art).
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