Group Portrait of Jacob August Riis (1849-1914) and Five Men

Object Number: 
1957.78
Date: 
c. 1890
Medium: 
Black crayon on beige board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/2 x 10 15/16 in. (34.3 x 27.8 cm)
Marks: 
Verso inscribed at center in graphite: "Jacob Riis, lower left, / with hand in vest, at time / when he was a N.Y. police / reporter and at time of publication / of his 'How the Other Half Lives.' / artist unknown."
Inscriptions: 
Verso inscribed at center in graphite: "Jacob Riis, lower left, / with hand in vest, at time / when he was a N.Y. police / reporter and at time of publication / of his 'How the Other Half Lives.' / artist unknown."
Description: 
Group portrait
Credit Line: 
Gift of Baroness Alma Dahlerup
Provenance: 
Baroness Alma Dahlerup, president of the Danish-American Women's Association
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group