Thomas Sully (American, born England, 1783–1872)
Graphite on paper
11 3/4 x 9 3/8 in. (29.9 x 23.8 cm)
Lent by Mrs. Arthur A. Houghton Jr., 1994 (L.1994.29.5 recto)
Sully visited the House of Lords to sketch the throne, an ornate piece of gilt furniture with lavish upholstery. He made careful note of the chair's proportions.