SOLD ITEM 8504 - Thomas Sully ink pencil portrait drawing of a young girl

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Portrait drawing by American artist Thomas Sully B 1793 D 1872. Sully was a very famous nineteenth century American artist. This drawing was done in ink, wash, pencil on paper and depicts a young girl with the most perfect smile. The artist drawing was found in a Connecticut estate. It is signed TS. Sully signed a large amount of his work using these two initials. This drawing measures approximately 6 inches by 9 inches and is in excellent condition. The later gold leaf frame measures 16 x 18 inches. See Sotheby's New York Auction 12.01.2004 lot 73 for a similar example of his work, same eyes, facial features and signature, or to see other examples of Sully's signatures go to Dictionary of Signatures and Monograms of American Artists page 407. The son of actors Matthew Sully and Sarah Chester, Thomas Sully was born at Horncastle, England, in 1783. The family emigrated to Richmond, Virginia, in 1792 and two years later settled in Charleston, South Carolina. There is a wonderful Bio of the artist at
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