Orrando Perry Dexter (1853-1903)

Object Number: 
1906.1
Date: 
1906
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: at left: "C. Ayer Whipple / 1906"
Gallery Label: 
After the death of Orrando Perry Dexter, in 1903, his father, Henry Dexter, donated a large sum of money toward the building in which the The New-York Historical Society is now located. This portrait, which was painted posthumously from a photograph, was probably commissioned as a memorial to be presented to the Society.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry Dexter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group