{ "objects" : [ { "embark_ID" : 4811, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/4811", "Disp_Access_No" : "1978.3", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1809", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1809", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1809", "Disp_Title" : "Admiral Frank Sotheron (1765-1839)", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Sir Thomas Lawrence", "Sort_Artist" : "Lawrence, Thomas", "Disp_Dimen" : "49 1/2 x 39 in. (125.7 x 99.1 cm)", "Disp_Height" : "49 1/2 in.", "Disp_Width" : "39 in.", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "Oil", "Support" : "canvas", "Disp_Medium" : "Oil on canvas", "Info_Page_Comm" : "", "Dedication" : "George Eastman Collection of the University of Rochester", "Copyright_Type" : "Public Domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Painting", "Creation_Place2" : "English", "Department" : "", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Note that 1994-95 correspondence with the National Maritime Museum suggests that this painting could not date to 1809 because Sotheron did not become a Rear-Admiral until 1811 and the painting shows him in the full-dress coat of a Rear Admiral. Correspondence also suggests that conservators found evidence of change in the epaulettes and buttonholes, suggesting the costume was altered after the original painting was made. See correspondence in curatorial file. --KSchauber, Curatorial Research Ass''t, Nov 2019 This painting does not appear in Knoedler lists of George Eastman''s purchases nor in Knoedler stockbooks online-- where did he buy it?", "Images": [ ] }, ] }