Leaming, Lydia (1789-1869)
Lydia Leaming, the daughter of Thomas Leaming and Rebecca Fisher, was born in Philadelphia in 1789. In 1806, Lydia’s mother commissioned artist Thomas Sully to paint a portrait of her 17 year old daughter.
29" x 34"
Oil on canvas; gilt frame
Gift of Lydia Smith Thomson.
General Collection, Museum Collection, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia