George Bliss (1830-1897)

Object Number: 
1936.489
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 27 x 22 in. ( 68.6 x 55.9 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: upper left: "Franklin Tuttle / 1891"
Gallery Label: 
A native of Massachusetts, Bliss graduated from Harvard in 1851, studied law in Springfield, Mass., and was admitted to the New York bar in 1857. During the Civil War he was a paymaster for the state of New York with the rank of colonel. In 1872 he was appointed U.S. district attorney for the southern district of New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John J. Lenehan
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Creative: Tronvig Group