Charles Seymour Whitman (1868-1947)
Overall: 50 x 40 in. ( 127 x 101.6 cm )
A portrait of Charles Seymour Whitman,the govenor of New York State (1915-1918) and Commissioner of the Port Authority of New York. The subject is sitting in an orange-red armchair in front of a background of undistinguished foliage. He is wearing a gray coat over a black suit and is looking forward, while thrmed slightly to the right. A gray fedora atop what appear to be gloves rests to his left.
Painted for the Society
signature and date: lower right: "DeWitt M. Lockman, N.A. / Nov. 1933"
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