Violet Thornton

Thomas Sully, American, 1783 - 1872



Oil on canvas

Overall: 30 × 24 7/8 in. (76.2 × 63.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of William L. Wilson, Class of 1934



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Exhibition History

Carpenter Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 12, 1980-July 14, 1981.

On Exhibition


Scott & Fowles, New York, New York; William L. Wilson; given to present collection, 1958.

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