William Edward West
American, 1788 ‑ 1857
The Present, 1833
Oil on canvas
38 1/8 × 31 3/4 × 1 in. (96.8 × 80.6 × 2.5 cm.)
Bequest of Mrs. Blakemore Wheeler
Conservation funded by Mr. and Mrs. William O. Alden Jr., 2007  
1964.31.33