Dr. William J. Schieffelin (1891-1985)

Object Number: 
2008.43.5
Date: 
1931
Medium: 
Charcoal, white chalk, and white gouache on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 7/8 x 18 15/16 in. (63.2 x 48.1 cm), irregular
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right with estate stamp in blue ink: S.J.Woolf Stamped at upper? in purple ink: MAY 3 1931 Signed by the subject at center left in graphite: William Jay Schieffelin Verso inscribed: L 3596.9 [museum loan number]
Description: 
Reproduced in Woolf's article "A VETERAN CRUSADER SURVEYS THE CITY - The Good Done by Graft Inquiries, Says Dr. Schieffelin Fails to Last Because Citizens Ignore Their Duties," "The New York Times Magazine", May 3, 1931, as "Drawn from Life by S.J. Woolf." Source: donation letter.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group