Image ID
ICHi-052425
Headline
Painting titled The Last Hours of Abraham Lincoln
Title (of Artwork/Object)
The Last Hours of Abraham Lincoln
Date Depicted
April 14-15, 1865
Date Created
1868
Creator
Chappel, Alonzo, 1828-1887
Creator Role
artist
Artwork/Object Depicted
paintings (visual works)
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHI-52425
Inventory Number
1971.177
Storage Location
P&S
Acquisition Source
Chicago History Museum purchase
Funding Note
John and Jeanne Rowe Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln Collection, patron
Max Pixels - Height
4075
Max Pixels - Width
7246
KEYWORDS
1971.177
20%
Bachelder, John B.
Chappel, Alonzo, 1828-1887
color
Harris, Clara
i52425.tif
Johnson, Andrew
Lincoln at 200
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Lincoln, Mary Todd
Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882
Lincoln, Robert Todd
LN0042
men
paintings (visual works)
people
Rathbone, Henry
Stanton, Edwin
painting titled the last hours of abraham lincoln

Painting titled: The Last Hours of Abraham Lincoln, by Alonzo Chappel, 1868. Oil on canvas. This painting depicts President Lincoln on his deathbed surrounded by a large group of people including Robert Todd Lincoln, Mary Todd Lincoln, Clara Harris, Henry Rathbone, Edwin Stanton, and Andrew Johnson. Artist and engraver John B. Bachelder of Washington, D.C., arranged for everyone who visited the dying president to have their photographs taken at Mathew Brady’s studio. From those images, Bachelder created a design for a monumental painting and hired Alonzo Chappel to complete the canvas.
Painting titled: The Last Hours of Abraham Lincoln, by Alonzo Chappel, 1868. Oil on canvas. This painting depicts President Lincoln on his deathbed surrounded by a large group of people including Robert Todd Lincoln, Mary Todd Lincoln, Clara Harris, Henry Rathbone, Edwin Stanton, and Andrew Johnson. Artist and engraver John B. Bachelder of Washington, D.C., arranged for everyone who visited the dying president to have their photographs taken at Mathew Brady’s studio. From those images, Bachelder created a design for a monumental painting and hired Alonzo Chappel to complete the canvas.

Painting titled: The Last Hours of Abraham Lincoln, by Alonzo Chappel, 1868. Oil on canvas. This painting depicts President Lincoln on his deathbed surrounded by a large group of people including Robert Todd Lincoln, Mary Todd Lincoln, Clara Harris, Henry Rathbone, Edwin Stanton, and Andrew Johnson. Artist and engraver John B. Bachelder of Washington, D.C., arranged for everyone who visited the dying president to have their photographs taken at Mathew Brady‚Äôs studio. From those images, Bachelder created a design for a monumental painting and hired Alonzo Chappel to complete the canvas.<br /> Painting titled: The Last Hours of Abraham Lincoln, by Alonzo Chappel, 1868. Oil on canvas. This painting depicts President Lincoln on his deathbed surrounded by a large group of people including Robert Todd Lincoln, Mary Todd Lincoln, Clara Harris, Henry Rathbone, Edwin Stanton, and Andrew Johnson. Artist and engraver John B. Bachelder of Washington, D.C., arranged for everyone who visited the dying president to have their photographs taken at Mathew Brady’s studio. From those images, Bachelder created a design for a monumental painting and hired Alonzo Chappel to complete the canvas.

09-09-2008