Prints and Drawings
Artist: John Trumbull, American, 1756–1843

Samuel Chase

ca. 1791

Graphite

sheet: 12.7 × 7.9 cm (5 × 3 1/8 in.)
Purchased with gifts from Professor Jerome J. Pollitt, B.A. 1957, in memory of his mother, Doris Jordan Pollitt; Peter B. Cooper, B.A. 1960, LL.B. 1964, M.U.S. 1965; Evelyn H. and Robert W. Doran, B.A. 1955; Joseph G. Fogg III, B.A. 1968; Lionel Goldfrank III, B.A. 1965; Mrs. William S. Kilroy; and Ferdinand T. Stent, B.A. 1961; and with the Everett V. Meeks, B.A. 1901, Fund
2010.75.3
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Geography: 
Made in United States
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Descended in the family of Hall Park McCullough, Bennington, VT, who acquired the drawings in 1897 from the estate of Trumbull's nephew-in-law, Yale Professor Benjamin Silliman, who had inherited them at the artist's death.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2010.pdf (accessed 2012).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.