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Felix Moritz Warburg (1871-1937)

Object Number: 
1951.455
Date: 
1935
Medium: 
Light colored bronze painted plaster
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 1/2 x 17 x 10 1/2 in. ( 54.6 x 43.2 x 26.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: center back edge: "F. WARBURG/1935" inscriptions: below proper left shoulder: "M. HOFFMAN"
Description: 
Portrait bust
Gallery Label: 
A native of Hamburg, Germany, the subject came to the United States in 1894 when he joined the banking firm of Kuhn, Loeb and Company. In 1895 he married Frieda, the daughter of Jacob H. Schiff, the head of the firm. A generous philanthropist, he was chairman of the Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropies of New York City and a director of the Henry Street Settlement House. He was also interested in art and became a member of the corporation of the Museum of Modern Art.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group