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Elliott, Charles Loring

Elliott, Charles Loring, 1812–68, American painter, b. Scipio, Cayuga co., N.Y. pupil of John Trumbull and John Quidor. His portraits number over 700. His principal works include the portraits of Matthew Vassar (Vassar) A. B. Durand (Corcoran Gall.) several governors of New York (City Hall, New York City) Fletcher Harper Erastus Corning (state lib., Albany, N.Y.) James E. Freeman (National Acad. of Design, New York City) Caleb Gasper, Mrs. James C. Griswold, M. B. Brady, and a self-portrait (Metropolitan Mus.).

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