Dr. Alvin Harvey Hansen (b. 1887)

Object Number: 
1947.193
Date: 
c. 1945
Medium: 
Crayon and graphite on buff paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. ( 49.5 x 39.4 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "Enit Kaufman"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in black crayon: "Enit Kaufman"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
Hansen, a native of South Dakota, received his Ph.D. in economics in 1918 from the University of Wisconsin. In 1937 he was appointed Littauer Professor of Political Economy at Harvard, a position he held for many years. He became a specialist in New Deal policies and a presidential advisor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Enit Kaufman
Provenance: 
Enit Kaufman and Dorothy Canfield Fisher, American Portraits (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1946)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group