San Antonio Museum or Art

Thomas Sully's Painted Performances


Friday, February 7, 2014
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.


Price: Free with Museum admission.

Major Thomas Biddle, 1818

Thomas Sully

36.5 x 28

Bequest of Ann E. Biddle


Lender: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

This lecture by exhibition co-curator Dr. Carol Eaton Soltis of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, will explore how Thomas Sully’s portraits, with their ability to engage the imaginations and emotions of viewers, are markedly different from those of his American peers.

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