Clarence Lexow (1852-1910)

Clarence Lexow (1852-1910)
Title
Clarence Lexow (1852-1910)
Medium 
Pastel on paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 36 x 29 in. ( 91.4 x 73.7 cm ) frame: 50 1/2 x 43 1/2 x 3 in. ( 128.3 x 110.5 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of Morton Lexow
Object Number 
1947.299
Marks 
Signed: at lower right:"Booth"
Inscriptions 
Signed diagonally at the lower right in pastel: "Booth"
Gallery Label 
Lexow was born in Brooklyn and graduated from Columbia University Law School in 1872. He was elected to the New York State Senate in 1893, and was chairman of the joint legislative committee which in 1898 worked out the consolidation of Manhattan and four other boroughs into greater New York. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his son.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group