Robert Andrews Millikan (1868-1953)

Object Number: 
1947.159
Date: 
c. 1945
Medium: 
Graphite and red crayon on heavy paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 3/4 x 20 in. ( 62.9 x 50.8 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "Enit Kaufman"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in graphite: "Enit Kaufman"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
In the background of this sketch are the buildings of the California Institute of Technology where Millikan served on the first physics faculty and carried on his research for a quarter of a century before retiring in 1945, about the time this portrait was made.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Enit Kaufman
Provenance: 
Enit Kaufman and Dorothy Canfield Fisher, American Portraits (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1946)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group