Ernest Clifford Peixotto (1869-1940)

Ernest Clifford Peixotto (1869-1940)
Title
Ernest Clifford Peixotto (1869-1940)
Date 
1941
Medium 
Painted plaster
Dimensions 
Overall: 23 3/4 x 14 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. ( 60.3 x 36.8 x 29.2 cm )
Description 
Portrait bust
Credit Line 
Gift of the artist
Object Number 
1951.451
Marks 
inscriptions: proper left side of shoulder: "ERNEST PEISOTTO/1941 MALVINA HOFFMAN" inscribed: proper left side of uniform collar: "USR"
Gallery Label 
The subject, a noted muralist and illustrator, was born in San Francisco, Calif., and studied art in Paris. In 1897 he established his studio in New York, where he commenced illustrating popular magazines and books, including Theodore Roosevelt's "Life of Oliver Cromwell." A bronze version of this bust is in the collection of the Institute of Arts & Letters, in New York City.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group